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Probosciger aterrimus (Palm Cockatoo)

Wikipedia Abstract

The palm cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus), also known as the goliath cockatoo or great black cockatoo, is a large smoky-grey or black parrot of the cockatoo family native to New Guinea and far north Queensland, Australia. It has a very large black beak and prominent red cheek patches.The bird was also called Goliath Aratoo in Wood's Natural History (1862).
View Wikipedia Record: Probosciger aterrimus

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
24
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
41
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 18.3642
EDGE Score: 2.96342

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.85 lbs (841 g)
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  40 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  30 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  40 %
Forages - Understory [2]  10 %
Forages - Ground [2]  10 %
Clutch Size [3]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  56 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Huon Peninsula montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
New Guinea mangroves Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Mangroves
Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern New Guinea montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Papuan rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Vogelkop montane rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Yapen rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Wasur-Rawa Biru National Park 605464 Papua, Indonesia  

Prey / Diet

Cerbera floribunda (cassowary plum)[4]
Pandanus penicillus[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Casuarius bennetti (Dwarf Cassowary)2

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Echinophilopterus forficuloides[5]
Kelerimenopon galeritae[5]
Sarcocystis falcatula <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
 aterrimus
Albuquerque Biological Park
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
 aterrimus
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
City of Belfast Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cologne Zoo
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Zoo
Denver Zoological Gardens
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Giza Zoological Garden
Harewood Bird Garden at Leeds
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Honolulu Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
 goliath
Khao Kheow Open Zooaterrimus
Leeds Castle Enterprises Ltd.aterrimus
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Montecasino Bird Gardensaterrimus
 goliath
Moscow Zoological Parkaterrimus
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
Natural Encounters, Inc.
Ragunan Zoological Parkstenolophus
Sacramento Zoo
Saitama Children's Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Wild Animal Park
 aterrimus
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Sedgwick County Zoo
 aterrimus
Songkhla Zoo
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
St. Catherine's Wildlife Center
Taipei Zoo
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Tiergarten der Stadt Nürnberg
Umgeni River Bird Parkaterrimus
White Oak Conservation Center
Wildlife World Zoo
Wilhelma Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLCaterrimus
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo Parc de Beauval
 aterrimus
 goliath
Zoo Taiping & Night Safari
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologicka zahrada Liberec
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding
Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
4Notes on Occurrence and Feeding of Birds at Crater Mountain Biological Research Station, Papua New Guinea, Andrew L. Mack and Debra D. Wright, EMU Vol. 96, 89-101, 1996
5Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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