Bilirr the Black Cockatoo

amilaraay Word of the Week ǀ Week 16

When I take groups of school children to the Marsupial Park I call Bilirr by his Aboriginal name and he follows me around. He recognises his proper name and knows he has a mate.

Watch while I call him.

Bilirr - Red-tailed black cockatoo Muyaay - Sulphur-crested cockatoo Gilaa - Galah Yaluu - See you again


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