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My first ever sighting of these beautiful big black birds..I couldn't get close as they were very aware of my presence...One let out a blood curdling scream, then they all took off as one.. Great..

I have included a small variety of other birds...Noisy Mynah, Rainbow Lorikeet, House Sparrow..

The Yellow-Tailed Black-Cockatoo is one of six species of Black-Cockatoo in Australia. In recent years it has been in rapid decline because of native habitat clearance, with a loss of food supply and nest sites. - See more at: http://australianmuseum.net.au/Yellow-tailed-Black-Cockatoo#sthash.RAuzefIg.dpuf
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The contact call is a drawn-out, distinctive "kee-ow". They may screech if alarmed. Yup...that's the one !!!!

- See more at: http://australianmuseum.net.au/Yellow-tailed-Black-Cockatoo#sthash.RAuzefIg.dpuf

Thank you to all for the response to my last upload, White Cheeked Honeyeater..and special thanks to KurtSkeels and accipiter for their brilliant mods

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 110.1 - 471.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:30 Nov 2013 - 1:35 PM
Title:Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo
Username:Lynniesefforts Lynniesefforts
Uploaded:10 Dec 2013 - 3:07 AM
Tags:Australia, Birds, Cockatoo, Wildlife / nature, Yellow tailed black cockatoo
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 3:33 AM

What an amazing bird, love his tail feathers...a great selection of birds Grin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
10 Dec 2013 - 3:44 AM

Excellent captures of this lovely bird Lynnie. I have never seen one before Smile

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 4:31 AM

Super collection of images, Lynette & I can see why you lead with V1, very dramatic.
Can also imagine the Screech - bird that size!

Simon

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 5:48 AM

A whole bird population for us today.
Lovely work!

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gwynn56
gwynn56  264 forum posts England
10 Dec 2013 - 5:52 AM

nice collection Smile

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6101 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 6:46 AM

Super series and an interesting write-up, lovely.

Andy

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 8:55 AM

With the V1 that was all about timing..and so well captured Lynette
has to be my favourite
lillian

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 9:19 AM

Gorgeous birds..............I will have to take some pictures of our cheeky girls now they have settled in..............they love their flying room..they keep pooping on me as they fly past...............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 10:10 AM

You have an amazing variety of birds in Oz. Like the eye make up on the last one. Lovely set. Thank you. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 2:15 PM

Wonderful collection of images!! Nice work!!

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 2:16 PM

Great looking birds Lynette, a great setSmile


Cliff

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10868 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2867 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 4:05 PM

Never even knew these existed.

But of all the shots, the Sparrow wins for me.


Regards


Willie

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 7:34 PM

A quite magnificent series of very well captured image of this interesting and beautiful assortment of birds.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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AlexAppleby
10 Dec 2013 - 7:35 PM

Wow - lucky you seeing the black cockatoos - not many of those around, I've only ever seen one or two. Great set of shots and have to agree that the sparrow wins for me too - what a little cutie!

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 - 9:47 PM

Brilliant set Lynnie. Amazing tail feathers in V1 and V3. Cathy

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:01 PM

A wonderful collection , Lynnette - beautiful!

Richard

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 7:34 PM

Great shots, nicely captured.
Cheesey Smile.

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2013 - 9:20 AM

Lovely feather friends here, love them all….WinkWinkWink

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2013 - 5:05 PM

Have No. 30 on me Grin

John Smile

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2013 - 3:58 PM

What a wonderful selection of birds Lynnette, v6 being my favourite

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