Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cassowaries :: Northern Cassowary

Northern Cassowary Casuarius unappendiculatus

Described by: Blyth (1860)
Alternate common name(s): Single-wattled Cassowary, One-wattled Cassowary
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Papua, Indonesia - 2006 © Mehd Halaouate 
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W. to nc. or ne. New Guinea;
(1) W. Papuan Is. (Salawati, Batanta, Misool Is.).
(2) W. New Guinea (w. Vogelkop, Irian Jaya or Papua).
(3) N. New Guinea (Sepik River where young birds are often kept as pets in captivity).
(4) Yapen Is.
(5) N. New Guinea.
(6) Ne. New Guinea e. to the Ramu River and Astrolabe Bay, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.
(7) Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain)?


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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