Large predator dark color with red ring around neck

by Cheri
(Indiana)

Hello, I had 2 of these on my drive when my house was being built. Sorry, no picture was taken. They were eating a turtle and stepped aside looking annoyed that I interrupted dinner. Very large. They could look in my car window as I drove past. They were not scared. I cant remember much just had very haughty look, beautiful, mostly black (cannot remember underside or breast color), red ring around neck. Legs were very feathery. I thought it might have been a type of eagle or hawk. Definitely not a turkey vulture or other type as they are ugly. Thoughts ?

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May 24, 2012
http://www.birdtrainingapp.com/goffin-cockatoo/
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The Goffin Cockatoo is a very popular species of cockatoo that is indigenously found in multiple areas of the globe, including parts of South East Asia, and Indonesia. This Cockatoo species has also been introduced successfully to several areas including Central and South America, in addition to other areas such as Singapore. The Goffin Cockatoo is also known as the Tanimbar Corella, or the Goffin’s Corella.

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