This rare sequence of Palm Cockatoo drumming behaviour was directed & shot by David Parer in Far North Queensland, Australia. It features the extraordinary Palm Cockatoo and Dr Steve Murphy, one of the first to study them. This is one of the highlights in a 52 minute documentary about Parrots & Cockatoos around Australia called "AUSTRALIA - LAND OF PARROTS".
Produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Natural History Unit in co-production with Thirteen/WNET New York in association with PBS. Shot in High Definition with Standard and Blue Ray DVDs being produced. COPYRIGHT Australian Broadcasting Corporation.