Bold and cheeky: Corellas

These Little Corellas Cacatua sanguinea – are in the parrot family of birds. They can be quite noisy especially when their calls are heard in larger flocks.

Their outer wings and colouring is white but the hidden underneath feathers around the head can be pink/orange and under the wings and tail a pale yellow.

They are cheeky. lively birds and I just love the way they do the pigeon toed waddling walk!

They seem to be quite dominant – almost bullies – in the groups of galahs, sulpher-crested cockatoos, lorikeets and pigeons I was photographing. But they have such a cheek and bold approach and character you cannot help but like them!

5 thoughts on “Bold and cheeky: Corellas

  1. Gorgeous 🙂
    I have a pet corella myself. You’re right; they’re noisy, can be bullies, but are endearing little clowns that always win you over.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s