Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo

THREATENED SPECIES

I was returning from Lake Joondalup when I came across a group of the endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoos feeding by the side of the road. Because of habitat destruction, many birds have moved into urban Perth to look for food.

Clarkson, Perth, Western Australia 

Canon EOS 1D Mk III, Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM, 1/1600, f/5.6 ISO 500, handheld on rest

Status: Carnaby’s black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris is listed as Endangered.

by Georgina Steytler, Western Australia