Definitions

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  • n. Any of several species of white cockatoo of the subgenus Licmetis within the genus Cacatua.

Etymologies

From Wiradhuri. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A subspecies of western corella, Cacatua pastinator pastinator is also found in this ecoregion, with fewer than 2,500 mature birds present.

    Southwest Australia woodlands

  • 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.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told

  • A cold southerly wind rustled through the coolabah trees with a sweet hissing sound as a corella squawked into a colourless sky.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • "Maybe they could be a new tourism idea - the corella cull," she said.

    Wimmera Mail Times - Front Page

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  • "There were red-tailed cockatoos, casuarina cockatoos, a little corella and a galah."
    —Peter Carey, Illywhacker, 461

    April 18, 2009

  • Any of a group of white cockatoos from the subgenus Licmetis.

    February 8, 2008