Focus on Birds: Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

23 Nov
Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

Sulphur-crested Cockatoos

I was lucky to get this photo, since it isn’t every day that I spot a group of Sulphur-crested Cockatoos displaying their impressive head-gear.

This shot was taken in a bushland park suburban Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: a place where these and other parrots congregate.


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10 Responses to “Focus on Birds: Sulphur-crested Cockatoos”

  1. davidprosser November 23, 2014 at 9:00 am #

    Utterly fantastic. I’ve never seen the crests displayed like that. It makes them look like Carmen Miranda imitators.
    x Humongous Hugs xxx

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp November 23, 2014 at 9:07 am #

      Thanks, David! They display like that now and then, but it’s quite rare for me to see a group doing it all at once. 🙂
      xxx Gigantic Hugs xxx

  2. Julie Sopetrán November 23, 2014 at 9:12 am #

    I love cockatoos, very nice picture!

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp November 23, 2014 at 10:06 am #

      They are such engaging characters, aren’t they?
      Glad you liked the picture 🙂

  3. Gil Zetbase November 23, 2014 at 11:01 am #

    Beautiful and cool pic!
    Have a nice week end!
    Photographer Gil Zetbase

  4. Linda Visman - wangiwriter November 23, 2014 at 11:17 am #

    They look like they are in a parade! 🙂

  5. Carol Balawyder November 23, 2014 at 8:18 pm #

    That made me smile! 🙂

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