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YELLOW - TAILED BLACK COCKATOO
The Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) is a large cockatoo native to the south-east of Australia and is the largest of the cockatoos and of Australian parrots. Two subspecies are recognised. It is identified by its brownish black plumage and body feathers edged with yellow, its yellow cheek patches and tail bands. It is found from south and central eastern Queensland to southeastern South Australia, with a critically endangered population persisting in the Eyre Peninsula. In some places at least, they appear to have adapted to humans and can be often seen in many parts of urban Sydney and Melbourne.