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  • Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo

  • Calyptorhynchus funereus
  • The Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo has a short mobile crest on the top of its head, and the plumage is mostly brownish-black with paler feather-margins in the neck, nape, and wings, and pale yellow bands in the tail feathers. The male has a black bill, a dull yellow patch behind each eye, and pinkish or reddish eye-rings. The female has grey eye-rings, a horn-coloured bill, and brighter and more clearly defined yellow cheek-patches. Immature birds have duller plumage overall, a horn-coloured bill, and grey eye-rings.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=17
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=17&p=337
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo

  • The Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo has a short mobile crest on the top of its head, and the plumage is mostly brownish-black with paler feather-margins in the neck, nape, and wings, and pale yellow bands in the tail feathers. The male has a black bill, a dull yellow patch behind each eye, and pinkish or reddish eye-rings. The female has grey eye-rings, a horn-coloured bill, and brighter and more clearly defined yellow cheek-patches. Immature birds have duller plumage overall, a horn-coloured bill, and grey eye-rings.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Calyptorhynchus funereus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 267
  • Size
  • 56-65cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The screechers
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=17&p=337
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=17
  • Description link
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-tailed_Black_Cockatoo