birding-aus Cockatoo flying styles

Subject: birding-aus Cockatoo flying styles
From: (Syd Curtis)
Date: Sun, 2 May 1999 11:32:06 +1000
As an aside on this theme:

A Sulphur-crested Cockatoo in flight gives me the impression of its' being
the day-time feathered equivalent of a flying-fox (fruit-bat).  I reckon
them to have the same style of flight, but perhaps it's just the relatively
short tail of the S-c C compared to many birds and especially the Black

Any comments?

Sud Curtis at Hawthorne, Qld.

H Syd Curtis

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