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Carnaby's black cockatoo's nest in Eucalyptus hollows is high in trees, making habitat loss to land clearing and development a crisis for their survival. Consequently, Carnaby's black cockatoo is listed as an endangered species by the Federal and Western Australian governments. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) also classified this species as endangered. Being a big fan of parrots, it was a thrill to have encountered a small flock of these birds on their far northern recorded range at Kalbari National Park, Western Australia. This individual was separated from the rest of the flock, who had gone to ground in the scrub out of view.