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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo, large cockatoo native to southeast Australia. Found in forested regions from south & central eastern Queensland to southeastern South Australia. Small population in Eyre Peninsula.   Photo by Greg Miles

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo, a large cockatoo native to SE-AU. Found in forested regions from south & central eastern Queensland to SE-South AU. Small population in Eyre Peninsula (photo by Greg Miles)

The Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calptorhynchus funereus) is a large cockatoo native to the south-east of Australia.

The Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo - Calyptorhynchus funereus, is a large cockatoo. This species inhabits a variety habitat types, but favours eucalypt woodland and pine plantations. Photo by Colin Cook.

Photo: 267213-D-----Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos range about as far north as Rockhampton, often inland to Clermont and in the south, across the islands of Bass Strait to Tasmania and also as far as eastern S.A. and Kangaroo Island. Over much of this range, introduced pine plantations are a great attraction and flocks or aggregations of as many as 500 birds are sometimes seen.

Photos of Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo - Australian Birds by Graeme Chapman.

Goffin's Cockatoo | World Parrot Trust

Goffin's Cockatoo (Cacatua goffini) populations are suspected to be declining at a moderately rapid rate due to trapping and habitat degradation.

So many!!

Moluccan Cockatoo Rescue and Sanctuary has over 70 Moluccans that live in a species specific colony. The colonies are tucked among the ferns, evergreens and bamboo. The park-like setting provides a sense of security for the wild caught residents.