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Salmon-crested Cockatoo, Moluccan Cockatoo, (Cacatua moluccensis), sits on shoulder of friendly local woman. The Bird lives in freedom but he likes this woman.
Paperu Resort, Saparua, island, Maluku, Spice, islands, Indonesia, Pacific

Canon EOS 5D MKII, 70-300mm (146mm) 1:4-5.6 L USM, 1/160s, f 5.6, ISO 320


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Passionated, professional photographer since 1992 with worldwide publications in magazines, newspapers, calendars, prospects, advertising, internet and on products.
I am located in Nuremberg, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, and my heart beats for marine wildlife.

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  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyover 1 year ago

    Wonderful birds that make great companions, as well as great entertainers. We have lots of them here in Oz. I hope for the lady’s sake that one is toilet trained!

  • We had a lot of fun with this bird but I have no idea about his toilet habits.

    – Norbert Probst

  • GeorgiaPoetry
    GeorgiaPoetryover 1 year ago

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 1 year ago


  • Thank you Vicky!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 1 year ago

    This great work has just been selected and featured in The World group!
    Please view your feature in our PERMANENT SHOWCASE and leave a comment
    for your fellow photographers!

  • Thank you Konstantinos.

    – Norbert Probst

  • buddybetsy
    buddybetsyover 1 year ago

    I can relate to that,had three african greys great companions

  • They are beautiful birds. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

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