Cacatua roseicapilla

Cacatua roseicapilla

Cacatua roseicapilla

(Galah)

FAMILY

Cacatuidae

Species

Cacatua roseicapilla

Common name

Galah

Main colour(s)

Grey and pink

Distinctive feature

Contrasting grey wings and pink underparts, body 37-42 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This common western bird is occasionally seen on campus foraging on grasses. Usually in groups, they are easily recognised by the noise made by the group and the grey wings, rich pink chest and pale pink crest, tail is grey. Legs and feet grey, eyes dark brown with brownish or grey surrounds, bill white.

Additional Photos

galah on powerline