galah


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galah

Australian bird, gray above, pink below. Noisy and a pest in grain crops because of large numbers. Called also Cacatua roseicapilla, roseate cockatoo.
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The 'sorcerer-sultan' also officiated triennially at a feast conducted in the upriver wilderness, at the al-Faradz base of Cegar Galah.
Species Released Not Released Not released released Australian hobby 1 -- -- -- Australian magpie 2 -- 1 1 Brown goshawk -- -- 1 -- Crimson rosella 3 2 -- 4 Eastern rosella 1 -- -- -- Galah -- -- 1 2 Laughing kookaburra 2 -- 5 4 Musk lorikeet i -- -- -- Peregrine falcon -- -- 1 -- Rainbow lorikeet 2 -- -- 4 Southern boobook owl -- -- -- 1 Tawny frogmouth 3 -- 1 3 Yellow-tailed black 1 -- cockatoo Total (%) 16 (89%) 2 (11%) 10 (34%) 19 (66%)
HERMES then spreads out the colours of the light into spectra that tell us about the motion and chemical composition of the stars in our Milky Way, through a new project known as the Galactic Archaeology with HERMES', or GALAH, survey.
I was always a Neighbours man myself, but the likes of Alf, the big galah, and the rest of the Summer Bay crew are the guilty pleasure shared by Mrs and Master R.
I have seen several species of escapes not listed here, including black swan, Hadada ibis and galah.
There, at the window, looking out into the garden, I remembered watching ants strip the innards of a dead galah that had fallen in the vegetable garden last summer.
Ray thought it was hilarious and emailed Dannii back, basically calling her a great galah," the source added.
Thus the world was robbed of something along the lines of: "Strewth that was a bonzer lap by Seb and I'd have been stoked if that flamin' galah Kimi Raikkonen hadn't got in me way.
The screws were loose and the door fell off, letting the pink and grey Australian Galah make its escape.
The cockatoo group comprised the following species: blue-eyed cockatoo (Cacatua ophthalmica), Ducorps's cockatoo (Cacatua ducorpsii), galah (Eolophus roseicapilla), little corella (Cacatua sanguined), Moluccan cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis), pink cockatoo (Cacatua leadbeateri), sulphur-crested cockatoo (Cacatua galerita), Tanimbar cockatoo (Cacatua goffini), white cockatoo (Cacatua alba), and yellow-crested cockatoo (Cacatua sulphured).
So we shouldn't need to tell you it's a term of abuse - though you probably don't know it comes from the galah, a particularly stupid Aussie bird.