Saturday 19 September 2020


 A fellow photographer (with far better equipment than mine!) taking some telephoto shots of corellas in the Parklands.

The long-billed corella (Cacatua tenuirostris), or slender-billed corella is a cockatoo native to Australia, which is similar in appearance to the little corella and sulphur-crested cockatoo. This species is mostly white, with a reddish-pink face and forehead, and has a long pale beak, which is used to dig for roots and seeds. It has reddish-pink feathers on the breast and belly.

The adult long-billed corella measures from 38 to 41 cm in length, has a wingspan of about 80–90 cm and averages 567 g in weigh] It has a long bone-coloured beak, and a rim of featherless bluish skin around the eyes. The plumage is predominantly white with reddish feathers around the eyes and lores. The underside of the wings and tail feathers are tinged with yellow.

This post is part of the Saturday Critters meme.


  1. Hello,

    Love these photos of the bird and the photographer! The Long-billed Corella is beautiful.
    Great series! Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, enjoy your day! Have a happy weekend! PS, thank you for leaving me a comment.

  2. Beautiful birds and beautiful photos!

  3. I remember those years of lying down to get ground level shots. You've taken some nice photos.

  4. Hello. Wonderful looking bird! Awesome and beautiful.

  5. That's a really big bird! And beautiful. I'm surprised it was so tame.

    be well... mae at


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