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Calyptorhynchus lathami

1 Glossy Black-Cockatoo at Morton National Park

Calyptorhynchus lathami at Morton National Park - 8 Dec 2019
Calyptorhynchus lathami at Morton National Park - 8 Dec 2019
Calyptorhynchus lathami at Morton National Park - 8 Dec 2019
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Identification history

Calyptorhynchus lathami 27 Sep 2020 justinelisette
Calyptorhynchus lathami 10 Dec 2019 KarenG
Calyptorhynchus lathami 9 Dec 2019 KarenG

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Significant sighting

KarenG noted:
11 Dec 2019

Glossy Black Cockatoos are a threatened species and are part of a Saving our Species project Glossies in the Mist.


Boobook38 wrote:
   10 Dec 2019
hard to tell from the photos, but it may well be a Glossy Black
KarenG wrote:
   11 Dec 2019
A short film and audio files were sent to a threatened species officer in DPIE and this confirmed the sighting of 5 birds including one juvenile.
BLSHFour wrote:
   11 Dec 2019
Pleased that it was possible to confirm the correct diagnosis of these birds

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Location information

Species information

  • Calyptorhynchus lathami Scientific name
  • Glossy Black-Cockatoo Common name
  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

Additional information

  • False Nesting site

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