> Callocephalon fimbriatum
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo)
The Gang-gang Cockatoo, Callocephalon fimbriatum, is found in the cooler and wetter forests and woodlands of Australia, particularly alpine bushland. Mostly mild grey in colour with some lighter scalloping (more pronounced and buffish in females) the male has a red head and crest, while the female has a small fluffy grey crest. It ranges throughout south-eastern Australia. The Gang-gang Cockatoo is the faunal emblem of the Australian Capital Territory.
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|Adult Weight  ||256 grams|
|Birth Weight  ||11.8 grams|
|Clutch Size  ||2|
|Maximum Longevity  ||28 years|
Australian Capital Territory
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Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in
Attributes / relations provided by ♦ 1
de 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 ♦ 2
Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing.
Ecology 88:1605 ♦ 3
Jetz 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 ♦ 4Species 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 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder