Glossy Black-Cockatoo

Calyptorhynchus lathami

Summary 2

The glossy black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami), is the smallest member of the subfamily Calyptorhynchinae found in eastern Australia. Adult glossy black cockatoos may reach 50 cm (19.5 in) in length. They are sexually dimorphic. Males are blackish brown, except for their prominent red tail bands; the females are dark brownish with some yellow spotting. Three subspecies are recognised.

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  1. (c) John Sear, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/6131050
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calyptorhynchus_lathami

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