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Callocephalon fimbriatum

Gang-gang Cockatoo at Cook, ACT

Callocephalon fimbriatum at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2022
Callocephalon fimbriatum at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Callocephalon fimbriatum 10 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Callocephalon fimbriatum 10 Jan 2022 namaqua

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Female (1st photograph) from first pair ate acacia pods for ~30 mins. Male had flown overhead and was nearby based on calling. Female and male both flew off as another pair (male + female; 2nd photograph) of gang gangs flew in and landed on a nearby gumtree. No hollow noticeable but they did bark the branch they landed on


   10 Jan 2022
Thanks eating Acacia kettlewelliae seed pods
ChrisDavey wrote:
   13 Jan 2022
I note the single red feather on the cheek of the female. Another possible id feature. Chris

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 8 Jan 2022 07:52 PM Recorded on
  • namaqua Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia seed pods What is Gang-gang eating
  • Mixed Gender
  • N/A Behaviour

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