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Callocephalon fimbriatum

Gang-gang Cockatoo at suppressed

Callocephalon fimbriatum at suppressed - 30 Nov 2022
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Identification history

Callocephalon fimbriatum 24 Jan 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Callocephalon fimbriatum 24 Jan 2023 anniem

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   24 Jan 2023
Thanks - this was a known nest site, with the female of the pair laying one egg. The female does the night shift and the male the day. Just after christmas what we think was a Brushtail Possum entered the hollow and killed and ate both the female and the chick. Gang-gangs are longed lived birds and are thought to mate for life. This male has been back many times since the predation event.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Nov 2022 02:13 PM Recorded on
  • anniem Recorded by

Additional information

  • False Nesting site
  • Is perched in or near the hollow Bird behaviour at hollow
  • Male Gender

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