Identifying the White-tailed Black cockatoos by voice alone - A little h
Identifying the White-tailed Black cockatoos by voice alone - A little help from YouTube
"Donald G. Kimball" <>
Sat, 14 Nov 2009 05:04:06 -0800
I had no idea how big the project of editing all of that footage I took in
aus was actually going to be! All that to say I am still working on a doco
about Australian parrots. Today I just finished the two White-tailed Black
Cockatoos. What was not apparent to me at the time of filming them both was
how distinct their cries really are. At least in the flocks I encountered
which were only 2 flocks of Baudins and several flocks of Carnabys. I
thought it might be helpful for my aussie mates to have a quick reference in
the form of a youtube sound clip. It can be found here:
Here are some things to listen for:
The Baudins seem to have abrupt calls that say: Pull ya Pull ya Pull ya
The Carnaby's calls are noticeably drawn out:... like saying...
Feel free to let me know if you have any more questions or any comments.
and I hope this helps you sort out these two magnificent
White-tailed Black Cockies.
Also the whole parrot adventure can be read here:
Target date for the film release is early 2010
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