Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cockatoos and Allies :: Palm Cockatoo
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Great Palm Cockatoo, Great Black Cockatoo, Goliath Cockatoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeNew Guinea, ex. ne. Australia and associated is.;
Two main populations;
(1) W. Papuan Is. and nw. to se. New Guinea.
(2) N. New Guinea and Yapen Is.
(3) Misool and Aru Is., s. New Guinea and ne. Australia (Queensland, n. Cape York Peninsula in Iron Range National Park, Portland Road).
Introduced to the Kai Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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