|Sulfur-crested cockatoos, Sydney Botanical Gardens, 29 April.|
|Black Swan, Taronga Zoo. 27 April.|
|Bird Sanctuary at Michaelmas Cay, 10 May.|
Michaelmas Cay is our first stop on the Reef cruise with Passions of Paradise. The sanctuary is off-limits, but is easily visible from the beach. There are thousands of birds of all sorts; the noise is just incredible.
|Galah, Australian Zoo, 7 May.|
With a wingspan of over 30 feet, the giant man-eating Major Mitchell cockatoo at Australian Zoo demands two tourists as a sacrifical tribute. Yet another danger of the outback.