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Cacatus tenuirostris:  Long Billed Corella
13-JUL-2009 Donna Hollinger

Cacatus tenuirostris: Long Billed Corella

Killcare , Australia view map

0438.Scientific name: Cacatua tenuirostris
Family: Cacatuidaehe Long-billed Corella is a medium-sized white cockatoo with a short crest (not always visible) and short tail, stocky body and a distinctive long upper mandible to its bill. There is a faint yellowish wash on the undersides of its wings and tail, and orange-red splashes on its forehead, throat and an orange-red crescent across its upper breast. The eye ring is pale grey-blue. It is a conspicuous and gregarious species, often seen foraging in large flocks on the ground.


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