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ParrotCallocephalon fimbriatum   

2 Gang-gang Cockatoo

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Callocephalon fimbriatum at Suppressed - 17 Aug 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum at Suppressed - 17 Aug 2019

Identification history

Parrot Callocephalon fimbriatum 23 Aug 2019 natureguy
Parrot Callocephalon fimbriatum 22 Aug 2019 BIrdsinCanberra

Author's notes

Three Gang-gang Cockatoos, a male and two females, were in a tree where there was successful breeding last season. The male was chasing off some Sulphur-crested Cockatoos that may have been interested in the hollow used by the Gang-gangs last breeding season. The male chased the Sulphur-crested Cockatoos to a tree about 20m to the west. One of the females joined him there, then they followed the Sulphur-crested Cockatoos that flew off much further to the west. The other female Gang-gang stayed in the original tree the whole time. The other Gang-gangs may have returned to the initial tree as I heard more Gang-gang calls from that tree later in the morning when I was further away.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 17 Aug 2019 7:04 AM Recorded on
  • BIrdsinCanberra Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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