Corella/White Cockatoo Cross?

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Corella/White Cockatoo Cross?

Tean,

This bird visited our backyard (Kambah ACT) this afternoon to feed with some of our White Cockatoo and Galah friends.  Is it a corella/White Cockatoo cross?

IMG_9805 by David Freeman, on Flickr

IMG_9809 by David Freeman, on Flickr

Lightuningbird
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Looks like it, and it is possible. Corellas are a typ of cockatoo. the small crest, ring around the eye and the touch of pink under the chin, suggest that it is.

Wimmera mally region, Vic.

dwatsonbb
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All I can see are Galahs (pink and grey) and Sulphur Crested Cockatoos, perhaps a young bird?

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

scran
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Dale,  look at hte bird with the blue ring around it's eye and the shorter crest. Not a younger Cockatoo - we get lots of juveniles here

Lightuningbird
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It’s the one closest to the centre.

Wimmera mally region, Vic.

Azza210328
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I am going to go juvenile Sulphur Crested Cockatoo.

AJ Anderson
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Mathew’s sulphur-crested cockatoo (Cacatua galerita fitzroyi) has a more Northerly range, but possible.

"C. g. fitzroyi is similar to the nominate race but lacks the yellow on the ear tufts and has slightly blueish skin around the eye."

Or possibly an aviary escapee, (species Cacatua sulphurea) Yellow-crested_cockatoo.

Lightuningbird
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I didn’t know that. Cockatoo then.

Wimmera mally region, Vic.

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