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Carnaby's Black Cockatoo - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name(s): Short-billed Black Cockatoo, Slender-billed Black Cockatoo

The male is on the right with the darker bill and reddish eye ring
Photo by ChrisCharles
Yanchep Western Australia, March 2007
Zanda latirostris

Calyptorhynchus]] latirostris


Similar Species

Very similar to Baudin's Black-Cockatoo apart from slightly shorter bill, and voice similar to east coast Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo.


South-west Western Australia.

Photo by Tiger1
Albany, Western Australia, July 2012


This is a monotypic species[1], which in the past has been viewed as part of White-tailed Black Cockatoo.


Woodlands, heaths and scrub


Often feeds on ground.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BF Member observations

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