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- n. Any of several species of white cockatoo of the subgenus Licmetis within the genus Cacatua.
A subspecies of western corella, Cacatua pastinator pastinator is also found in this ecoregion, with fewer than 2,500 mature birds present.
With darkness silence and stillness return, but then some idiot corella falls off the rotten twig on which it has perched and the whole white flock wheels screeching into the air again.
A cold southerly wind rustled through the coolabah trees with a sweet hissing sound as a corella squawked into a colourless sky.
"Maybe they could be a new tourism idea - the corella cull," she said.