Little Corellas are mostly white, with a fleshy blue eye-ring and a pale rose-pink patch between the eye and bill. In flight, a bright sulphur-yellow wash can be seen on the underwing and under tail. The sexes are similar in plumage, and young birds look like the adults, but are slightly smaller.
The scientific name for Little Corella, Cacatua sanguinea, means ‘Blood-stained Cockatoo’ and refers to the dark pink markings between the eye and the bill.
Canon 7D, 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS

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Many thanks for checking out my photos, please feel free to give feedback! My wanderings in nature and observations of birds, particularly raptors, is what gives me great joy and constantly reminds me of the beauty and strength of life. My favourites are raptors, I love their freedom, grace, ruthlessness, pride, adaptability and flexibility and I learn much about parenting, protection and blind faith from them.
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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work
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  • Many thanks Ann!

    – byronbackyard

  • Deborah  Benoit
    Deborah Benoitalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful!!

  • Many thanks Deborah!

    – byronbackyard

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandalmost 2 years ago

    Nicely caught Debs.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • Many thanks DG!

    – byronbackyard

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 2 years ago

  • Rainy
    Rainyalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Your artwork has been featured in the
    Nature’s Wonders group.!!

  • Many thanks Rainy, very happy making!

    – byronbackyard

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    very well done and sorry for the delay ;)

    Birds on wire challenge

  • Many thanks Manon, no problem!

    – byronbackyard

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