Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Native to Australia...common in
large flocks.
Calyptorhynchus banksii
(L 24" Wt m-1.5-2; f-1.25-1.75 oz)
Mareeba Wetlands
Australia
21Oct2015
Hand-raised birds can be bought
for anywhere between $15,000
to $40,000 in the U.S.
Calypto is Greek for
hidden; rhynchus is
Latin for bill.