red-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii)
Identifier: generalhistoryof21822lath (find matches)
Title: A general history of birds
Year: 1821 (1820s)
Authors: Latham, John, 1740-1837 Latham, John, 1740-1837. General synopsis of birds Latham, John, 1740-1837. Index to the General history of birds Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, donor. DSI Wright, J., binder. DSI Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI E. Weyhe (Firm), bookseller. DSI
Source book page: https://archive.org/stream/generalhistoryof21822lath/generalhistoryof21822lath#page/n224/mode/1up
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The red-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) also known as Banksian- or Banks' black cockatoo, is a large black cockatoo native to Australia. The species is usually found in eucalyptus woodlands, or along water courses. In the more northerly parts of the country, these cockatoos are commonly seen in large flocks. Order: Psittaciformes, Family: Cacatuidae, Genus: Calyptorhynchus, Subgenus: Calyptorhynchus, Species: Calyptorhynchus banksii (Latham, 1790).