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;