Black cockatoo


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(Zool.) the palm cockatoo. See Cockatoo.

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Collaborating with Greening Australia to revegetate 170,000 hectares and improve habitat for the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo on the Fleurieu;
Human activities, in particular vehicle strike, were significant causes of morbidity and mortality in free-living black cockatoo populations.
Named for the red-tailed black cockatoo ('Karak'), one of three species of black cockatoo found on the reserve, Karakamia is one of 23 properties owned and managed by the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), an independent, non-profit conservation organisation.
His popular picture books are Schumann the Shoeman and Riding the Black Cockatoo, a non-fiction account of his journey into the spiritual heart of aboriginal Australia.
Two rare swift parrots, a yellow-tailed black cockatoo and five quolls -- a carnivorous native cat -- were among the animals still on the loose in what was described as a devastating blow for the zoo s breeding programme.
The Forest Red-tailed Black Cockatoo is the totem for Noongah people and they have strong spiritual significance.
DANALIS, John Riding the Black Cockatoo Allen & Unwin, 2009 262pp $18.
TABLE 1 Responses to the Question Whether the Golden-Shouldered Parrot and Other Species Were Known to the Participants in Survey I Species Known (%) Species Yes No No Response Common Laughing kookaburra 96 3 1 Australian magpie 96 3 1 Red-tailed black cockatoo 80.
Karak was chosen as the official mascot of Melbourne 2006 because the red-tailed black cockatoo supposedly embodies the spirit of the Commonwealth Games.
A TOTAL of 71 nations will take part in the Games, the official mascot of which is Karak, the south-eastern red-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii graptogyne).