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We came across a group of Major Mitchell Cockatoo’s (Cacatua leadbeateri) feeding on some melons, caught this one in flight displaying it’s bright under wing colour.
Mungo National Park, N.S.W., Australia.

Canon 7D, Canon 70 – 200mm f4L IS Lens.

228 views @ 19/ 08/2011


  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 3 years ago

    Steve I liked the last one you put up…but this one is just beautiful..I love Aussie birds & this is a FAV..great shot mate.

  • Thanks Waz, they look great in flight. Lucky I was in high speed continuous mode. Appreciate the fav mate.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • tinnieopener
    tinnieopenerover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture Steve……well done Mate;o)

  • Thanks Mark, always appreciated mate.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesover 3 years ago

    Awesome Steve fabulous shot, love the colours

  • Hi Trudi, the sunlight through the wings helped. thanks for your lovely comment.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • branko stanic
    branko stanicover 3 years ago

    Wonderful shot…

  • Thanks Branko, much appreciated.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...over 3 years ago

    WOW!!!! Oh, envy…!!!! Marvelous capture!!!!!

  • Thanks for your awesome comment Donna.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • Fiona Kersey
    Fiona Kerseyover 3 years ago

    beautiful capture :)

  • Hi Fiona, thanks for viewing and your lovely comment.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldover 3 years ago

    Oh Wow!!!! this is one hell of an image mate! Love the colours under the wings…what a little beauty mate! :)

  • G’day Janine, thanks you my friend. When they open their wings and crest they look amazing.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • louisegreen
    louisegreenover 3 years ago


  • Thanks Louise, appreciate your lovely comment.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • Helen Akerstrom Photography
    Helen Akerstro...over 3 years ago

    Stunning colours! Great timing!

  • Thanks for viewing Helen and for your lovely comment.

    – Stephen Ruane

  • Andrew Dickman
    Andrew Dickmanover 3 years ago


  • Thank you, much appreciated.

    – Stephen Ruane

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