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Cacatua sanguinea

1 Little Corella at Symonston, ACT

Cacatua sanguinea at Symonston, ACT - 19 Jul 2020
Cacatua sanguinea at Symonston, ACT - 19 Jul 2020
Cacatua sanguinea at Symonston, ACT - 19 Jul 2020
Cacatua sanguinea at Symonston, ACT - 19 Jul 2020
Cacatua sanguinea at Symonston, ACT - 19 Jul 2020
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Identification history

Cacatua sanguinea 8 Aug 2020 ArcherCallaway
Cacatua sanguinea 5 Aug 2020 BIrdsinCanberra

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There was a mixed group of corellas and cockatoos on the ground eating grass roots. One corella and a cockatoo had a bit of an argument with the cockatoo scaring the corella off, although the rest of the mixed group were eating without trouble. It was only a car shooting past that interrupted the group’s feeding, where upon they flew to a nearby tree. A cockatoo and corella flew to the same branch. I am unsure as to whether these were the same pair that had disagreed on the ground but the corella was giving the cockatoo the evil eye. Eventually the tension blew with the corella giving the cockatoo a loud squawk and raised wings, enough to make the larger bird depart. The corella started pacing on the branch where the cockatoo had just vacated. This bird then flew across the road where it joined another corella at a tree hollow. They both pecked away at the wood inside the hollow before one flew off to another tree further away.

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Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by HelenJ Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by Chris Appleton Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2019 by MichaelMulvaney Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Sep 2018 by SWishart Dynastinae (subfamily) (Unidentified rhinoceros or elephant beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2016 by RangerElle Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by Mike Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by Mike Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Asperula gunnii (Mountain Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by HelenJ
Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by Chris Appleton
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2019 by MichaelMulvaney
Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Sep 2018 by SWishart
Dynastinae (subfamily) (Unidentified rhinoceros or elephant beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2016 by RangerElle
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by Mike
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by Mike
Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Asperula gunnii (Mountain Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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