Red-tailed Black Cockatoo

The red-tailed black cockatoo is a large Australian bird growing to 63cm (just over 2 feet) tall.  There are five races across Australia with the South Australian race on the verge of extinction.  These photos are of the Northern (Queensland) race and are a common sight flying about the mountain range The  male has the bright tail, the female has less red and more yellow-orange.

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