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  • Long-billed Corella

  • Cacatua tenuirostris
  • The Long-billed Corella is a medium-sized white cockatoo with a short crest (not always visible) and short tail, stocky body and a distinctive long upper mandible to its bill. There is a faint yellowish wash on the undersides of its wings and tail, and orange-red splashes on its forehead, throat and an orange-red crescent across its upper breast. The eye ring is pale grey-blue. It is a conspicuous and gregarious species, often seen foraging in large flocks on the ground.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=70
  • Song link
  • http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/sites/www.birdsinbackyards.net/files/factsheets/audio/cacatua-tenuirostris.mp3
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Long-billed Corella

  • The Long-billed Corella is a medium-sized white cockatoo with a short crest (not always visible) and short tail, stocky body and a distinctive long upper mandible to its bill. There is a faint yellowish wash on the undersides of its wings and tail, and orange-red splashes on its forehead, throat and an orange-red crescent across its upper breast. The eye ring is pale grey-blue. It is a conspicuous and gregarious species, often seen foraging in large flocks on the ground.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Cacatua tenuirostris
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 272
  • Size
  • 38-40cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The screechers
  • Song link
  • http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/sites/www.birdsinbackyards.net/files/factsheets/audio/cacatua-tenuirostris.mp3
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=70
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/long-billed-corella