Long-billed Corella - Cacatua tenuirostris

Long-billed Corella

Cacatua tenuirostris

Family: Cacatuidae (Cockatoos, 14 species in Australia)
Size: 38-41 cm
Distribution: Southeastern VIC, Sydney, Brisbane, and the Eastern half of Tasmania
Status: Common
Habitat: Red gum woodland, farmland
References: Simpson and Day, Reader's Digest

The long-billed corella is seen out to about Penrith, but not often in the Blue Mountains.

Long-billed Corella - Cacatua tenuirostris
Photo: Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney NSW.

Some Birdwatching Resources


Birdsong, Don Stap Birdsong, Don Stap. From the promotional material: "Following one of the world's experts on birdsong from the woods of Martha's Vineyard to the tropical forests of Central America, Don Stap brings to life the quest to unravel an ancient mystery: Why do birds sing and what do their songs mean? We quickly discover that one question leads to another. Why does the chestnut-sided warbler sing one song before dawn and another after sunrise? Why does the brown thrasher have a repertoire of two thousand songs when the chipping sparrow has only one? And how is the hermit thrush able to sing a duet with itself, producing two sounds simultaneously to create its beautiful, flutelike melody?"

Purchase from Australia (Booktopia)

Click here to purchase from Australia (Fishpond)

Click here to purchase from Wilderness Awareness School $24.00 USD (May not work)


Field Guide to Australian Birds: Complete Compact Edition, by Michael Morcombe NEW: Field Guide to Australian Birds: Complete Compact Edition, by Michael Morcombe. Based on the above larger book. It's a while since I've seen this one. The publisher's commentary says that "This slimline, compact edition contains the same information on mainland and Tasmanian birds as his best-selling handbook, the Field Guide to Australian Birds. Features include plastic jacket, QuickFind system of colour tags and Quick Index ensure durability and ease of use in the field."

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Purchase from Australia (Angus & Robertson)

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