Cockatoo cacophony

Autumn sees the noisy gathering of mixed flocks of cockatoos and corellas on the cleared country around Newstead. Sulphur-crested Cockatoos and Long-billed Corellas abound, with a few Little Corellas increasingly joining in.


Sulphur-crested Cockatoos near the former Newstead Butter Factory, 9th May 2015.


Long-billed Corellas in the background.


A little bit of a colour on a dull day.


Always the show-off!

2 responses to “Cockatoo cacophony

  1. In Birregurra township we have had hundreds of Sulphur crested and corellas for the past couple of months.Their numbers have thinned down considerably in the past few days But where have they gone to? I’m wondering if there is a tracking system, on the internet,,which I could access, which would show me the movement of large flocks of Sulphur crested and corellas in Victoria
    I love your photo of “Always the show off”

  2. lynette amaterstein

    I love the way the cockatoo’s comb always stands up ….looks like such a skylark. Thanks for the photo Geoff.

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