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Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (Pink Cockatoo)

Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (Pink Cockatoo) (Cacatua leadbeaterii)

These birds are frugivores but will eat almost anything that is in season. The ones in northern Australia prefer the hard-to-crack bloodwood nuts, but this one is feeding on softer chenopod fruits.
chenopod shrubland surrounded by mallee woodland
Airstrip, Danggali Conservation Park, north-eastern South Australia
Date taken
September 17 2010
Scientific name
Cacatua leadbeaterii
Equipment used
D40X Nikon + AF-S 70-300 Nikon lens
What a wonderful bird and photo_One of our all-time favourites.Great to see this bird feeding,beats it just sitting on a branch-great shot!

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