A very interesting bird. Is it related to the parrot?
Hi Chuck: The Little Corella belongs to the cockatoo family, which is a parrot. It’s often seen flocking with its bigger cousin the Sulphur-crested Cockatoo: eucalypthabitat.blogspot.com/2008/12/charlie-cockatoo.htm
I saw those by the river on my last Sweet Wayfaring trip and was wondering what they were .. . initially mistook them for cockatoos then realised they were missing the sulphur crest ... you saved me looking up the bird book.
There is a version of Corella that makes a good tame bird, if there be such a creature.
Joan Elizabeth: There’s also a Long-billed Corella, which is slightly larger than the Little Corella. It has bright orange-red head patches and orange-red markings on its breast.Julie: I’m guessing you mean tame as in caged as pets. It breaks my heart to see wild birds in captivity. Especially large cockatoos in small cages. I wish there were a law against it.
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