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Cacatua galerita

1 Sulphur-crested Cockatoo at Hughes, ACT

Cacatua galerita at Hughes, ACT - 3 Feb 2020
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Identification history

Cacatua galerita 3 Feb 2020 RyuCallaway
Cacatua galerita 3 Feb 2020 ruthkerruish

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Cockatoos have a habit of fluffing their cheek feathers over their beak, almost hiding it. These wild cockatoos normally flighty, seemed to be exhibiting calmness - no effort to fly away - maybe a reaction to the lack of smoke etc.

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(genus) (Robber fly) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by ruthkerruish Entoloma sp. (A Pinkgill) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Dec 2018 by ruthkerruish Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 by ruthkerruish Neosparassus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish Pterohelaeus laticollis (Pie-dish beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish Polycarpon tetraphyllum (Four-leaved Allseed, Four-leaf Allseed) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish Lampona cylindrata (White-tailed spider) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish Drymaplaneta communis (Eastern Wood Runner) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Oct 2018 by ruthkerruish Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Oct 2018 by ruthkerruish Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Oct 2018 by ruthkerruish Saissetia oleae (Black Scale or Olive Scale) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Jun 2018 by ruthkerruish Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish Passiflora caerulea (Blue Passionflower) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish Rattus rattus (Black Rat) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian cutworm) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish Porela cinerea (A Porela Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish Oecophorinae (subfamily) (Unidentified Oecophorinae concealer moth) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish Drosophilidae (family) (Vinegar fly) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Feb 2018 by ruthkerruish Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Feb 2018 by ruthkerruish Urophorus humeralis (Pineapple beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish Bactrocera (Bactrocera) tryoni (Queensland fruit fly) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish Backobourkia brounii (Broun's marbled orb-weaver) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish Coprinellus micaceus group at Hughes, ACT - 24 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish Phyllostachys aurea (Rhizomatous Bamboo, Running Bamboo) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish Euphorbia peplus (Petty Spurge, Radium Plant) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish Stellaria media (Common Chickweed, Chickweed) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Aug 2017 by ruthkerruish Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis (Wall Fumitory) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish Eucalyptus sideroxylon (Mugga Ironbark) at Hughes, ACT - 9 May 2017 by ruthkerruish Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2014 by ruthkerruish Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Dec 2012 by ruthkerruish Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Aug 2010 by ruthkerruish Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Dec 2009 by ruthkerruish Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Oct 2006 by ruthkerruish Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 12 Mar 2006 by ruthkerruish Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2006 by ruthkerruish Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2006 by ruthkerruish Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Dec 1979 by ruthkerruish
Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst Burr) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by Tapirlord
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Mar 2021 by ruthkerruish
Mallada sp. (genus) (Green lacewing) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by ruthkerruish
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by ruthkerruish
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by ruthkerruish
Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by ruthkerruish
Carthamus lanatus (Saffron Thistle) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by ruthkerruish
Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Dec 2020 by ruthkerruish
Miturgidae sp. (family) (False wolf spider) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by ruthkerruish
Poecilasthena thalassias (Sea-blue Delicate) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by ruthkerruish
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Bolbitiaceae at Hughes, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Melolonthinae sp. (subfamily) (Cockchafer) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Oct 2020 by ruthkerruish
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Jul 2020 by ruthkerruish
Nassella neesiana (Chilean Needle Grass) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jun 2020 by ruthkerruish
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by ruthkerruish
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Hughes, ACT - 24 May 2020 by ruthkerruish
Paronychia brasiliana (Chilean Whitlow Wort, Brazilian Whitlow) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Apr 2020 by ruthkerruish
Agaricus sp. at Hughes, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by ruthkerruish
Belenois java (Caper White) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by ruthkerruish
Pataeta carbo (Dark Euteliid) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Mar 2020 by ruthkerruish
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Mar 2020 by ruthkerruish
Physarum sp. at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2020 by ruthkerruish
Columba livia (Rock Dove) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jan 2020 by ruthkerruish
Sceleocantha glabricollis (Wattle root longicorn) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Jan 2020 by ruthkerruish
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by ruthkerruish
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2020 by ruthkerruish
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by ruthkerruish
Anoplognathus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Christmas beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by ruthkerruish
Epidesmia chilonaria (Triangular Geometrid Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Hesperocyparis arizonica (Arizona Cypress) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Nov 2019 by ruthkerruish
Heteronychus arator (African black beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish
Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by ruthkerruish
Omphacomeria acerba (Leafless Sour-bush) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by ruthkerruish
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by ruthkerruish
Acacia longifolia subsp. longifolia (Sydney Golden Wattle) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Sep 2019 by ruthkerruish
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Aug 2019 by ruthkerruish
Dichondra repens (Kidney Weed) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jun 2019 by ruthkerruish
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Hughes, ACT - 22 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes, ACT - 17 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Sceliodes cordalis (Eggfruit Caterpillar, Poroporo Fruit Borer) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Apr 2019 by ruthkerruish
Geometridae (family) IMMATURES (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Apr 2019 by ruthkerruish
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by ruthkerruish
Entoloma sp. (A Pinkgill) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 by ruthkerruish
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Dec 2018 by ruthkerruish
Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 by ruthkerruish
Neosparassus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish
Pterohelaeus laticollis (Pie-dish beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish
Polycarpon tetraphyllum (Four-leaved Allseed, Four-leaf Allseed) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish
Lampona cylindrata (White-tailed spider) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish
Drymaplaneta communis (Eastern Wood Runner) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by ruthkerruish
Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Oct 2018 by ruthkerruish
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Oct 2018 by ruthkerruish
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Oct 2018 by ruthkerruish
Saissetia oleae (Black Scale or Olive Scale) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Jun 2018 by ruthkerruish
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish
Passiflora caerulea (Blue Passionflower) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish
Rattus rattus (Black Rat) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by ruthkerruish
Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian cutworm) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish
Porela cinerea (A Porela Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish
Oecophorinae (subfamily) (Unidentified Oecophorinae concealer moth) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Mar 2018 by ruthkerruish
Drosophilidae (family) (Vinegar fly) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Feb 2018 by ruthkerruish
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Feb 2018 by ruthkerruish
Urophorus humeralis (Pineapple beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish
Bactrocera (Bactrocera) tryoni (Queensland fruit fly) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish
Backobourkia brounii (Broun's marbled orb-weaver) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by ruthkerruish
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by ruthkerruish
Coprinellus micaceus group at Hughes, ACT - 24 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish
Phyllostachys aurea (Rhizomatous Bamboo, Running Bamboo) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by ruthkerruish
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Oct 2017 by ruthkerruish
Euphorbia peplus (Petty Spurge, Radium Plant) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish
Stellaria media (Common Chickweed, Chickweed) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish
Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Aug 2017 by ruthkerruish
Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis (Wall Fumitory) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jun 2017 by ruthkerruish
Eucalyptus sideroxylon (Mugga Ironbark) at Hughes, ACT - 9 May 2017 by ruthkerruish
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2014 by ruthkerruish
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Dec 2012 by ruthkerruish
Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Aug 2010 by ruthkerruish
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Dec 2009 by ruthkerruish
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Oct 2006 by ruthkerruish
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 12 Mar 2006 by ruthkerruish
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2006 by ruthkerruish
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2006 by ruthkerruish
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Dec 1979 by ruthkerruish

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 3 Feb 2020 08:00 AM Recorded on
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