from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A kind of cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Australian cockatoo, Callocephalon galeatum, of a gray color with a red crest. Also gan-gan.
Other species include the well-known gang-gang cockatoo Callocephalon fimbriatum, glossy black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus lathami, superb lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae, crimson rosella Platycercus elegans, kookaburra Dacelo gigas, and satin bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus.
Oh yeah, and that link to the gang-gang photos from August?
On the way home today I thought I heard the creaking of a gang-gang cockatoo.
And why you, my beloved readers, only got to see photos of four or five, depending on whether you count yesterday's link back to old gang-gang pictures during this NaBloPoMo virtual parrot festival.
As a fitting end to National Blogging about Parrots Month*, I finally got a photo of a gang-gang cockatoo to add to the collection.
The best bit about it is the echo "gang-gang" noise you get in your ears, and the cold gas that one breathes in sends ya voice really really deep.
Near endemic birds include the gang-gang cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum), rufous bristlebird (Dasyornis broadbenti), rock warbler (Origma solitaria), and the pilotbird (Pycnoptilus floccosus), which is found in association with the superb lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae).