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Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (Pink Cockatoo)
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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.
Habitat
chenopod shrubland surrounded by mallee woodland
Location
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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