black plumage speckled with white; large white bill (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

Red-tailed Black Cockatoo
Calyptorhynchus banksii

Native Range: Australian Region

Notes: a large mostly all-black crested parrot of open woodlands throughout Australia; shows moderate sexual dimorphism with the female (not shown) being considerably grayer than the male.

dorsal view; red in the tail (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

ventral view; less red on the undertail (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

large-bodied (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

posing for a head portrait (Zoo; 2012-10-23)