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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


Jurong Bird Park, Singapore - Feb 23, 2001 © William Hull  Jurong Bird Park, Singapore - Jul, 2004 © Mehd Halaouate 
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New 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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