Corella flocks descend on coastal areas as wildlife experts search for answers

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Bird experts are seeking answers as to why the playful, mischievous yet destructive corella — or native white cockatoo — is making its presence felt in such large numbers across coastal towns and cities.

Key points:

  • Corellas can form huge flocks when searching for food and water, and travel large distances
  • Once an inland bird, they now live in many coastal areas
  • A large corella flock can cause human-wildlife conflict in urban areas

Gisella Kaplan, a professor of Animal Behaviour at the University of New England, said the migration pattern of the "brightest bird in the world", originally from inland Australia, was intriguing.

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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-19/wildlife-experts-question-why-huge-corella-flocks-on-coast/11321732?WT.ac=statenews_sa