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.
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.
In a recent research study, it was discovered that cockatoos would exhibit self-control in order to receive a prized nut. Self-control was previously thought to be exclusively practiced by animals with larger ... more
Goffin's Cockatoo, also known as Goffin's Corella or Tanimbar Corella, has been part of the Birdorable family since August 2009. These beautiful white birds are native to the Tanimbar islands in Indonesia. ... more