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Cacatua tenuirostris (Long-billed Corella)

Wikipedia Abstract

The long-billed corella (Cacatua tenuirostris), or slender-billed corella is a cockatoo native to Australia, which is similar in appearance to the little corella and sulphur-crested cockatoo. This species is mostly white, with a reddish-pink face and forehead, and has a long pale beak, which is used to dig for roots and seeds. It has reddish-pink feathers on the breast and belly.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.78642
EDGE Score: 2.05238


Adult Weight [1]  1.25 lbs (567 g)
Birth Weight [2]  17.7 grams
Diet [3]  Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Plants [3]  40 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  60 %
Forages - Ground [3]  100 %
Clutch Size [4]  2
Maximum Longevity [5]  43 years


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Eastern Australian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Naracoorte woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southeast Australia temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Coorong National Park II 121235 South Australia, Australia
Grampians National Park II 416373 Victoria, Australia

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Blackpool Zoopastinator
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Healesville Sanctuary
HeverJardin d'Oiseaux Tropicaux
Jackson Zoological Park
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Kansas City Zoo
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunntenuirostris
Parc des Oiseaux
Perth Zoological Gardenspastinator
PRIAM Psittaculture Centrepastinator
Stichting Nederlands Opvang Papegaaientenuirostris
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifaunatenuirostris
Wildlife World Zoo
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (GRPR)pastinator
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan




Attributes / relations provided by
1Higgins, PJ (Ed) (1999) Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds. Volume 4: Parrots to dollarbird. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
3Hamish 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
4Jetz 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
5de 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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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