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Yellow-crested Cockatoo

Cacatua sulphurea (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Yellow-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua sulphurea) also known as the Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, is a medium-sized (approximately 34 cm long) cockatoo with white plumage, bluish-white bare orbital skin, grey feet, a black bill, and a retractile yellow crest. The sexes are similar. Lessor, the cockatoo used in the TV series Baretta, was a Yellow-crested Cockatoo. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Cacatuidae
Genus:
  Cacatua

Scientific:
  Cacatua sulphurea

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.330

Protonym:
  Psittacus sulphureus

Avibase ID:
  0992CA28BD720FDF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0992CA28

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554839


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Cacatua sulphurea [sulphurea or djampeana]: Sulawesi, Muna, Butung, Tanahjampea and adjacent islands
  • Cacatua sulphurea abbotti: Masalembu Besar I. (Java Sea)
  • Cacatua sulphurea [parvula or occidentalis]: Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa to Timor)
  • Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata: Sumba (Lesser Sundas)
English:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo
Czech:
kakadu žlutolící
German:
Gelbwangenkakadu
Danish:
Lille Gultoppet Kakadu
Spanish:
Cacatúa Sulfúrea
Finnish:
celebesinkakadu
French:
Cacatoès soufré
Icelandic:
Gullkakadúi
Italian:
Cacatua crestagialla
Japanese:
kobatan
Japanese:
コバタン
Dutch:
Kleine Geelkuifkaketoe
Norwegian:
Gyllentoppkakadu
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gyllentoppkakadu
Polish:
kakadu zóltolica
Portuguese:
Cacatua-de-crista-amarela 
Russian:
Малый желтохохлый какаду
Slovak:
kakadu žltochochlatý
Swedish:
mindre gultofskakadua
Ukrainian:
Какаду короткочубий
Chinese:
小葵花鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cacatoès soufré ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cacatoès soufré ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Kakatoe sulphurea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Kakatoe sulphurea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Kakatoe sulphurea [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Yellow-crested Cockatoo ( Cacatua sulphurea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cacatua sulphurea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cacatua sulphurea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Cacatua sulfúria
Czech: Kakadu žlutolící
Danish: Lille Gultoppet Kakadu
German: Gelbwangenkakadu, Orangehaubenkakadu
English: Lesser sulphur-crested cackatoo, Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, White Cockatoo, Yellow crested Cockatoo, Yellow-crested Cockatoo
English (IOC): Yellow-crested Cockatoo
Spanish: Cacatúa de Moño Naranja, Cacatúa Sulfúrea
Spanish (Spain): Cacatúa Sulfúrea
Spanish (HBW): Yellow-crested Cockatoo
Estonian: väävelkakaduu
Finnish: celebesinkakadu, Keltatöyhtökakadu
French: Cacatoès soufré, Petit Cacatoès à huppe jaune
Irish: Mionchocatú ruibhchíorach
Hungarian: aranyosarcú kakadu
Indonesian: Burung Kakatua Jambul Kuning, Burung Kakatua-kecil Jambul-kuning, Kakatua jambul kuning, Kakatua Jambul-kuning, Kakatua-kecil jambul-kuning, Kea-kea, Wela-wela
Icelandic: Gullkakadúi
Italian: Cacatua ciuffogiallo, Cacatua crestagialla
Japanese: kobatan, ko-batan
Japanese: コバタン
Japanese (Kanji): 小バタン
Scientific: Cacatua sulphurea, Cacatua sulphurea sulphurea, Kakatoe sulphurea, Psittacus sulphureus
Lithuanian: Geltonskruostis kakadu, mažoji geltonkuodė kakadu
Malay: Burung Kakatua Jambul Kuning, Kakatua Jambul Kuning
Dutch: Geelkuif Kakatoe, Kleine Geelkuifkaketoe
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gyllentoppkakadu
Norwegian: Gyllentoppkakadu, Liten gultoppkakadu
Polish: kakadu zóltolica, kakadu żółtolica
Pinyin: xiǎo kuíhuā fèng-tóu yīngwǔ, xiǎo kuíhuā yīngwǔ
Portuguese: Cacatua-de-crista-amarela 
Portuguese (Portugal): Catatua-de-crista-amarela
Russian: Малый желтохохлый какаду
Slovak: kakadu žltochochlatý, kakadu žltochochlý
Serbian: Žutoćubi kakadu
Swedish: Mindre gultofskakadua
Ukrainian: Какаду короткочубий
Chinese: 小葵花凤头鹦鹉, 小葵花鳳頭鸚鵡, 小葵花鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 小葵花鳳頭鸚鵡, 小葵花鸚鵡, 藍眼鳳頭鸚鵡

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