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Callocephalon fimbriatum

Gang-gang Cockatoo at suppressed

Callocephalon fimbriatum at suppressed - 24 May 2022
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Identification history

Callocephalon fimbriatum 25 May 2022 Birdy
Callocephalon fimbriatum 25 May 2022 MichaelDianne

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User's notes

A group of three Gang Gang cockatoos were seen at this location. One male and one female were around a hollow in the gum tree at this spot. The female was cleaning out the hollow with the male watching on. There were three other birds nearby playing in the branches - that was uploaded earlier. They were all very active.

3 comments

   26 May 2022
By "cleaning out" did you see her scratch loss material out of teh nest or carry material out in her beak. Thanks for this sighting.
   26 May 2022
The lady one was going in and out of the hole in the tree as if inspecting it and was chopping around the hole with her beak while the male one watched.
   26 May 2022
Thanks they do prepare hollows by taking beak sized bark from inside and around a hollow and laying the hollow base with these wood chips

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 24 May 2022 04:35 PM Recorded on
  • MichaelDianne Recorded by

Additional information

  • Not seen eating What is Gang-gang eating
  • Mixed Gender
  • Is perched in or near the hollow Behaviour
  • True Nesting site
  • True Repeat Observation

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