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It is rare to see black Cockatoo’s in the Mid north coast of NSW. This one visited Dawson River for a day and I took advantage of his visit. Captured at the moment of taking to the wing. Canon 7D 400mm.

Comments

  • Mikeinbc1
    Mikeinbc1about 5 years ago

    Ha….he’s looking right at you! Nice!

  • Brian Downs
    Brian Downsabout 5 years ago

    Thanks Mike, a lucky capture ha?

  • blueypics
    blueypicsabout 5 years ago

    It’sgot this mischeivous look in its eye. Caught it right in the act, eh? Great work.

  • Brian Downs
    Brian Downsabout 5 years ago

    Thanks for your comments, always appreciated…

  • Kristina K
    Kristina Kabout 5 years ago

    great capture brian, we have these magnificent birds, they are very hard to capture flying, so well done :)) k

  • Brian Downs
    Brian Downsabout 5 years ago

    Yes this is a great capture, thanks for the conformation.

  • Graham Mewburn
    Graham Mewburnalmost 5 years ago

    I have tried to capture this magnifecent bird myself and failed
    CONGRATULATIONS
    cheers
    Gray

  • Thanks Gray

    – Brian Downs

  • Shane Viper
    Shane Viperalmost 5 years ago

    WOW Awesome shot Brian, beautiful detail and colours. Bet you had to be quick for this shot? :-)

  • Glad my camera can shoot at 8fps, thanks for the comment.

    – Brian Downs

  • TassieAnna
    TassieAnnaalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot.

  • Thanks for you comment

    – Brian Downs

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoalmost 5 years ago

    Wow! Never heard of this type of cockatoo before! How awesome :-D

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