Family: Cacatuidae (Cockatoos, 14 species in Australia)
Size: 38-41 cm
Distribution: Southeastern VIC, Sydney, Brisbane, and the Eastern half of Tasmania
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.
Photo: Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney NSW.
Some Birdwatching Resources
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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