Yellow-tailed black cockatoos at Stromlo

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Subject: Yellow-tailed black cockatoos at Stromlo
From: John Layton via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2023 07:06:58 +0000
Wow! And love your pterodactyls comparison of their calls. Young 
hoatzins, particularly with those  "wing-claws" they use for climbing 
somehow seem reminiscent of pterodactyls. Mind you I've not recorded 
either species!

On 25/06/2023 4:02 pm, Meke Kamps wrote:
> 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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