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Callocephalon fimbriatum

3 Gang-gang Cockatoo at Cook, ACT

Callocephalon fimbriatum at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022
Callocephalon fimbriatum at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Callocephalon fimbriatum 10 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Callocephalon fimbriatum 10 Jan 2022 Tammy

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Significant sighting

10 Jan 2022

This is Baldy a healthy male who along with his female partner is currently feeding chicks. It is difficult to put trackers or markers on Gang-gang so sightings of Baldy is teh best way for us to understand how far a gang-gang may forage when raising chicks - so please keep those sightings of Baldy coming or email a location you saw him if you didn't capture a photo

User's notes

This is a bit distressing but I wonder if you are keeping records of sightings of gangs gangs with beak and feather disease. The female with this male appeared healthy.

3 comments

   10 Jan 2022
Do you know the species of wattle that the female partner was feeding on. If not could you take a photo of the wattle and post with a comment that ties it back to this record.

Thanks Michael
Tammy wrote:
   10 Jan 2022
Thanks Michael, I will take a photo tomorrow, I'm not very good at identifying wattles.
   10 Jan 2022
Thanks Tammy much appreciated

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 10 Jan 2022 08:00 AM Recorded on
  • Tammy Recorded by

Additional information

  • The female was eating wattle seeds What is Gang-gang eating
  • Male Gender
  • N/A Behaviour

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