RE: White Cedar and cockatoos

To: "'David Geering'" <>
Subject: RE: White Cedar and cockatoos
From: "Atzeni, Michael" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 1998 12:24:25 +1000

Around Toowoomba, the birds must be more fussy.  Apart from the
Red-tailed Black Cockatoos, nothing else seems interested in the White
Cedar.  That possibly is another reason, the Red-tails have kept
returning each year - they've discovered a veritable feast, without any

Michael Atzeni

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Geering [SMTP:
> Sent: Monday, 22 June, 1998 2:46 PM
> To:   
> Subject:      White Cedar and cockatoos
> Have no experience with Red-tailed Cockies feeding in White Cedar.
> Without
> any real basis, I suspect that the area of overlap of these two
> species is
> that great.
> I can recall Sulphur-crested, Galah, Eastern and Crimson Rosellas and
> Red-rumps feeding in White Cedar in White Cedar in the Capertee
> Valley,
> central NSW.  I imagine that any cockatoo would find this an
> attractive
> food resource.
> David Geering

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