Cacatua roseicapilla 36cm
Small pink and grey cockatoo.

Male: brown eyes;
Female: Red eyes.
Juv: Pink areas suffused with grey.

Northern and Eastern birds (race roseicapilla) have eye ring reddish;
Western birds (race assimilis) are paler with eye ring grey or whitish.

Usually seen in loud noisy flocks.

Voice: pleasant ‘czzk-czzk’; loud screech.

Nesting: much chewed hollow in eucalypt, lined with eucalypt sprigs The ground below is usually scattered with sprigs; 3-4 white eggs.

Range: common, widespread and increasing in woodlands, tree scattered
grasslands, agricultural clearings throughout Australia except forested areas;

Tags

galah, galahs, rose breasted cockatoo, bird, feathers, pink and gray galah, cocky, cockie

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Comments

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful colourful bird, super capture Toni.

  • Thank you very much Mark.

    – Toni Kane

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous image my friend,anna

  • Thank you so much Anna. I was worried about you as I noticed no updates on your pages. x Toni.

    – Toni Kane

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alabout 3 years ago

    A terrific shot of this beautiful bird Toni. The colour is perfect I would think.

  • Thank you very much Al. From Bees to Birds lol.

    – Toni Kane

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 3 years ago

    An excellent capture Toni !

  • Thank you very much Trish for your always lovely comments.x

    – Toni Kane

  • Thank you very much Trish..x

    – Toni Kane

  • Michael John
    Michael Johnabout 3 years ago

    Great capture Toni

  • Cheers Michael. ;-)))

    – Toni Kane

  • Thank you Michael ;-)

    – Toni Kane

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    What a beauty. Excellent capture.

  • Thank you Bunny. x

    – Toni Kane

  • Angie66
    Angie66almost 3 years ago

    hes beautiful :0)

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    amazing, this bird is so gorgeous. I need to visit Australia for the birds and wildflowers at least!!

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful bird and wonderful capture Toni!!

  • Rookwood Studio ©
    Rookwood Studio ©almost 3 years ago


    Congratulations
    from
    Lisa

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