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Tanimbar Corella

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About the Tanimbar Corella

Also known as: Goffin's Cockatoo, Tanimbar Cockatoo

The Tanimbar Corella, also known as the Goffin's Cockatoo, is a parrot endemic to the Tanimbar islands in Indonesia. The species has also been introduced to the Kai Islands in Indonesia, Puerto Rico and Singapore.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 11 August 2009
Scientific Name Cacatua goffiniana
  • Psittaciformes
  • Cacatuidae
  • Cacatua
  • C. goffiniana
Birdorable Family Parrots & Parakeets
Conservation Status Near Threatened
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 27 July 2017)
Measurements
Units: Imperial Metric
12 inches
8.8 to 10.5 ounces
Range Southeast Asia

Conservation

From IUCN Red List:
The Tanimbar Corella is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List and was last assessed in 2012 by BirdLife International. This species has a very small range, but its population is not severely fragmented or restricted to a few locations. Despite suffering heavy trapping pressure it appears to have maintained a large population. However, habitat degradation, continued trapping and persecution are likely to be causing a moderately rapid population reduction and it therefore qualifies as Near Threatened.

International Names

  • 戈氏凤头鹦鹉 (Chinese)
  • Kakadu Goffinův (Czech)
  • Tanimbarkakadu (Danish)
  • Goffin-kaketoe (Dutch)
  • Tanimbarinkakadu (Finnish)
  • Cacatoès de Goffin (French)
  • Goffinkakadu (German)
  • Cacatua di Goffin (Italian)
  • シロビタイムジオウム (Shirobitaijioumu) (Japanese)
  • Goffinkakadu (Norwegian)
  • Kakadu Bialooka (Polish)
  • Какаду Гоффина (Russian)
  • Cacatúa de Las Tanimbar (Spanish)
  • Tanimbarkakadua (Swedish)

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