Bird Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)

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hope this image comes out ok, in my original size photo you can deff see the red/brown of this hen.
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close up of claws, all Cockatoos are lefties by the way, you will never see a too use other wise
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the fine lady from the close ups, sitting on our balcony, we never feed the wilds, they become very destructive and food dependent, they still visit to see if we will buckle :p
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I was watching a few scratching around in the grass, selecting and eating the grass roots.
Here's the distinctive holes they dug, about 4 - 5 cm deep, theer were dozens spread over a lawn area, spaced 0.7 to 1.5m apart:

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(Funniny, I didn't think to photograph the cockies at work)
 
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