little corella (Cacatua sanguinea)
English: Little corella (Cacatua sanguinea) eating grass seeds in Sydney, Australia..
Date 1 May 2010
Author Toby Hudson https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:99of9
The little corella (Cacatua sanguinea), also known as the bare-eyed cockatoo, blood-stained cockatoo, short-billed corella, little cockatoo and blue-eyed cockatoo, is a white cockatoo native to Australia and southern New Guinea. It was known as Birdirra among the Yindjibarndi people of the central and western Pilbara. They would keep them as pets, or traditionally cook and eat them. The downy feathers are used in traditional ceremonies and dances where they adorn head and armbands. Order: Psittaciformes, Superfamily: Cacatuoidea, Family: Cacatuidae, Subfamily: Cacatuinae, Tribe: Cacatuini, Genus: Cacatua, Subgenus: Licmetis, Species: Cacatua sanguinea Gould , 1843.
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