Need help with identification of possible Aussi bird pictures.

To: Alan Control <>
Subject: Need help with identification of possible Aussi bird pictures.
From: Mike Owen <>
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2000 20:50:48 +1000
Alan Control wrote:

> The  picture are from a generic photo source. The first seems to be that of a 
> Rainbow
> Lorikeet which is different than any I saw will visiting you and may be a
> non-Austrailian subspecies.

An Edwards' Lorikeet,  Trich. haematodus capistratus - comes from Timor, 

> The second is either a Long-billed Black-Cockatoo or a Yellow-tailed 
> Black-Cockatoo.

Because of the yellow ear patch, I would presume it is a Yellow-tailed. 
The Long-billed Black Cockatoo has a white ear patch. 


Mike Owen

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