Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Where's Wally?

A pictorial follow up to the post, Cockatoos smart enough. This photo of Corellas hanging on the power lines was taken outside the Longreach post office in western Queensland. Spot the single galah
Photo sourced from ABC Western Queensland

Galahs on a communications aerial - Australian birds
Just to prove that galahs do congregate together with their own kind
Photo sourced from Graeme Chapman
Fig. 1. Illustrations of eight adult male cockatoo species showing variation in plumage and morphology; (A) Palm Cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus); (B) Gang-gang Cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum); (C) Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus); (D) Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita); (E) Western Corella (Cacatua pastinator); (F) Baudin’s Black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii); (G) Glossy Black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami); and (H) Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus). Images provided by artist J.N. Davies
Source Science Direct

happily grazing together: 3 species of Cockatoo-Galahs, Sulphur-crested Cockatoos & Little Corellas at Glengarry
Photo sourced from Na nEan's blogspot

Photo sourced from Canberra Times article, Cockies are back, with their mischief


  1. I can't see a single corella in this photo.

    They are all married ones with really big families.

  2. Is that a single gay galah then or is he just a trans-gender cross dresser (second wire from top of pole four along).

    1. I notice that on the left they are fairly spaced apart but on the right they are firmly together.......hmmm...

  3. Great wit from you all - something I don't possess.

    All I can say is: "Oh, what a galah! - no wonder they equate his kind with folly.

    Then again, maybe method in his madness: perhaps he's transgressed and in 'on the run' and thought there might be safety in numbers.

  4. Maybe pink is the new black. Or white.

  5. Added a few more photos to the Where's Wally post.
    Cockatoos & parrots are a colourful bunch & together with their antics make for some good photos. Follow the links from where some of these photos were sourced from for more.

  6. Sorry Dale I inadvertently led the flock to another post (Desal plant). Maybe you could chase them back here where they belong.

  7. Perhaps that little lone galah in the photo was valiantly distancing himself from all that 'vandalism' wreaked by those galahs in the far west!!


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