Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo

Zanda funerea (Shaw, 1794)

A common noisey bird in the area often found along the roads in the pine trees and locally in the Coastal Wattles

How to identify Zanda funerea?

Body black with yellow patches on the ear (larger in females than males), tail and edges of feathers. Bill dark grey (males) or light grey (females). Circle around the eye pink (males) or dark grey (females)

The Call of Zanda funerea

What habitats does Zanda funerea live in?

Wet forests, woodlands and pine forests

What is the distribution of Zanda funerea?

South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Zanda funerea grow?

Bill to tail length up to 65 cm

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