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Palm Cockatoo

Palm Cockatoo
Photographed byTim Van Leeuwen on Wed 12th Jul, 2017 and uploaded on Sun 26th Nov, 2017 .
Resolution840x1050
Viewed111
ID28516
CommentThe Palm Cockatoo is the largest and the only completely black Cockatoo.
This Palm Cockatoo is hiding it's facial patch with it's coverlet feathers.
Note - "This behaviour may serve as a social signal or indicator a bird's state". Source Palm Cockatoo EEP Husbandry manual 2006.
EquipmentCanon 5D Mark iv
Canon 200-400 f4
iso 800 - 1/2000 - f7.1 - 560mm - manual exposure - hand held with monopod
Initially processed in Canon DPP 4 to crop, adjust exposure and lighting and perform noise reduction on bird. A 16 bit TIFF file was created from the RAW DPP image and finished in PSE (Adobe Photoshop Elements CC) where the background was noise reduced and the main subject sharpened.
LocationSeisa caravan park (Queensland)
Keywordsadult
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