Yellow-tailed black cockatoos at Stromlo

To: 'Meke Kamps' <>, "" <>
Subject: Yellow-tailed black cockatoos at Stromlo
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2023 06:53:53 +0000


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From: Canberrabirds <> On Behalf Of Meke Kamps
Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2023 4:02 PM
Subject: Yellow-tailed black cockatoos at Stromlo


I just walked through the biggest mob of yellow-tailed black cockatoos I’ve ever seen (or heard) in Stromlo. The most I’ve seen before was 44 flying over Tuggeranong park way and these were easily more than that. I estimated around 65, but could be more. They are getting stuck into the pine cones, but also congregating in fairly large numbers on the ground.


I always think they sound like what I imagine pterodactyls might have sounded like.


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