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Palm Cockatoo

Probosciger aterrimus (Gmelin, JF 1788)

The palm cockatoo, also known as the goliath cockatoo or great black cockatoo, is a large smoky-grey or black parrot of the cockatoo family native to New Guinea, Aru Islands, and Cape York Peninsula. It has a very large black beak and prominent red cheek patches. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Cacatuidae
Genus:
   Probosciger
Scientific:
  Probosciger aterrimus


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1788)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Psittacus aterrimus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2896930


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  ADC0F2618675AC3B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-ADC0F261

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ADC0F261


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554832

Geographic range:

  • Probosciger aterrimus aterrimus: Misool Island, Aru Islands, and southern New Guinea
  • Probosciger aterrimus macgillivrayi: northeastern Australia (Cape York Peninsula)
  • Probosciger aterrimus stenolophus: Yapen I. and nw New Guinea
  • Probosciger aterrimus [goliath or alecto]: W Papuan islands and w and central New Guinea
English:
Palm Cockatoo
Catalan:
Cacatua de pandanal
Czech:
kakadu arový
Danish:
Arakakadu
German:
Palmkakadu
Spanish:
Cacatúa Enlutada
Spanish (Spain):
Cacatúa Enlutada
Finnish:
palmukakadu
French:
Cacatoès noir
Croatian:
palmin kakadu
Hungarian:
pálmakakadu
Icelandic:
Arnkakadúi
Italian:
Cacatua delle palme
Japanese (romaji):
yashioumu
Japanese:
ヤシオウム
Lithuanian:
Palminis kakadu
Dutch:
Zwarte Kaketoe
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Palmekakadu
Norwegian:
Palmekakadu
Polish:
kakadu palmowa
Portuguese:
Cacatua-das-palmeiras
Russian:
Чёрный какаду
Slovak:
kakadu čierny
Serbian:
Palmin kakadu
Swedish:
palmkakadua
Ukrainian:
Какатоїс-голіаф
Chinese:
棕树凤头鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional):
棕櫚鳳頭鸚鵡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Palm Cockatoo ( Probosciger aterrimus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Palm Cockatoo ( Probosciger aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Palm Cockatoo ( Probosciger aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Palm Cockatoo ( Probosciger aterrimus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Palm Cockatoo ( Probosciger aterrimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cacatoès noir ( Probosciger aterrimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cacatoès noir ( Probosciger aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
Palm Cockatoo ( Probosciger aterrimus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Probosciger aterrimus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Probosciger aterrimus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Probosciger aterrimus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Probosciger aterrimus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Azerbaijani: arayabənzər kakadu, qara kakadu, qara palma kakadusu
Bengali: তার কাকাতুয়া
Bengali (transliteration): tāla kākātuẏā
Catalan: Cacatua de pandanal
Montenegrin: palmin kakadu, палмин какаду
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): палмин какаду
Czech: Kakadu arový
Chuvash: хура какаду
Danish: Arakakadu
German: Arakakadu, Palmkakadu
English: Black Macaw, Goliath Aratoo, Goliath Cockatoo, Great Black Cockatoo, Great Palm Cockatoo, Palm Cockatoo
English, HBW: Palm Cockatoo
English (IOC): Palm Cockatoo
English (United States): Palm Cockatoo
Esperanto: Palma kakatuo
Spanish: Cacatúa de las Palmas, Cacatúa Enlutada
Spanish (Spain): Cacatúa Enlutada
Spanish (HBW): Palm Cockatoo
Estonian: ronkkakaduu
Finnish: Palmukakadu
French: Cacatoès noir, Microglosse noir
Croatian: palmin kakadu
Hungarian: pálmakakadu
Indonesian: Kakatua hitam, Kakatua raja
Icelandic: Arnkakadúi
Italian: Cacatua delle palme
Japanese (romaji): yashioumu
Japanese: ヤシオウム
Kazakh: қара какаду
Kirghiz: кара какаду
Scientific: Probosciger aterrimus, Probosciger aterrimus aterrimus, Psittacus aterrimus, Psittacus gigas
Lithuanian: Palminis kakadu
Maltese: kakatù tal-palm
Dutch: Zwarte Kaketoe
Norwegian Nynorsk: Palmekakadu
Norwegian: Palmekakadu
Polish: kakadu palmowa, Kakadu wielka, zalobnica palmowa, Żałobnica palmowa
Portuguese: Cacatua-das-palmeiras
Portuguese (Portugal): catatua-das-palmeiras
Russian: пальмовый какаду, Черный какаду, Чёрный какаду
Slovak: kakadu cierny, kakadu čierny
Serbian: Palmin kakadu, Palmov kakadu
Swedish: Palmkakadua
Turkish: Palmiye kakadusu
Ukrainian: Какатоїс-голіаф
Uzbek: қора какаду
Chinese: 棕树凤头鹦鹉, 棕樹鳳頭鸚鵡
Chinese (Traditional): 棕櫚鳳頭鸚鵡

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