Tanimbar Corella

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.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 11 August 2009
Scientific Name
Cacatua goffiniana
  • Psittaciformes
  • Cacatuidae
  • Cacatua
  • C. goffiniana
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Conservation Status
Near Threatened (as of 6 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
12 inches
8.8 to 10.5 ounces


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

Chinese (汉语) 戈氏凤头鹦鹉
Czech (Cesky) Kakadu Goffinův
Danish (Dansk) Tanimbarkakadu
Dutch (Nederlands) Goffin-kaketoe
Finnish (Suomi) Tanimbarinkakadu
French (Français) Cacatoès de Goffin
German (Deutsch) Goffinkakadu
Italian (Italiano) Cacatua di Goffin
Japanese (日本語) シロビタイムジオウム (Shirobitaijioumu)
Norwegian (Norsk) Goffinkakadu
Polish (Polski) Kakadu Bialooka
Russian (русский язык) Какаду Гоффина
Spanish (Español) Cacatúa de Las Tanimbar
Swedish (Svenska) Tanimbarkakadua
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