White Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo

I’ve taken photos of all sorts of birds and these large white Sulphur-Crested cockatoos are abundant in many parts of South Gippsland and native to Australia. They can be quite noisy when they play in flocks but fun to watch as they do acrobatics in the trees.

When I was growing up, we always had a tame galah or “cocky” kept in a large cage and if they’re found young enough, can be easily taught to talk. Sometimes we’d let them fly around inside the house and my mums shoulder or head would usually provide the favourite perch when it wanted a rest.

This one was photographed in the wild, feeding in the grasslands on the way to Wilsons Prom National Park.



Do you have something to say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s