Glossy Black Cockatoo - I love Glossies. Often in the bush I'll pass a stand of Casuarinas and hear a click-click-click. I look up and there will be a single Glossy or a pair calmly nibbling on Casuarina nuts. They have no problems tearing the woody nuts apart to get at the many tiny seeds inside. They love those seeds so much that they will let you get within a few meters of them before they get agitated. These 2 photos I shot with a 200mm lens and only a little cropping. When in flight they display spectacular red markings on their tail.
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