Black cockatoo


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(Zool.) the palm cockatoo. See Cockatoo.

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During February 2014, a yellow-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) and glossy black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami) housed in aviaries on a property in Wamuran, Queensland, were submitted for postmortem.
The breeding behaviour and biology of the short-billed form of the white-tailed black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus funereus.--Ibis 124: 422-455.
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.
** DANALIS, John Riding the Black Cockatoo Allen & Unwin, 2009 262pp $18.99 pbk ISBN 9781741753776 SCIS 1411850
WTP: willingness to pay 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 80.5 19 0.5 Common in restricted range Palm cockatoo 30.5 68 1.5 Eclectus parrot 22.5 75 2.5 Brolga 80 19 1 Golden bowerbird 47.1 51 2.0 Endangered Golden-shouldered parrot 27 71 2.0 Southern cassowary 87 12 01 Gouldian finch 44 55 01 Note: Number of participants: 204.
Karak was chosen as the official mascot of Melbourne 2006 because the red-tailed black cockatoo supposedly embodies the spirit of the Commonwealth Games.
Figure 5: Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo feathers, with oscillating Green Winged Macaw feathers in the center of the fan.
Collaborating with Greening Australia to revegetate 170,000 hectares and improve habitat for the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo on the Fleurieu;
Christoforou said one of the most exciting events to ever occur at the zoo since it opened in 2003 was the recent birth of a red-tailed black cockatoo.