Cockatoo

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Cockatoo
Cockatoo perchin on a branch. Its plumage on the tap o its heid abuin its ees is white an it has a horn-coloured beak. The rest o its heid, its neck, an maist o its front are pink. Its wings an tail are grey.
Galah in Australie
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Cacatuoidea
Family: Cacatuidae
G. R. Gray 1840
Type genus
Cacatua Vieillot 1817[1]
Genera

Probosciger
Callocephalon
Nymphicus
Calyptorhynchus
Eolophus
Lophochroa
Cacatua

Cairt shawin sootheastren Asie, Australie, Melanesie, an New Zealand. Islands in the Philippines an eastren Indonesie are colored reid, east tae the Solomon Islands, as is Australie wi Tasmanie. New Caledon is colored blue.
Current range o cockatoos – red
Finds o recent fossils – blue
Synonyms

A cockatoo is ony o the 21 species belangin tae the bird faimily Cacatuidae, the anly faimily in the superfaimily Cacatuoidea.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. ICZN (2000). "Opinion 1949. Cacatua Vieillot, 1817 and Cacatuinae Gray, 1840 (Aves, Psittaciformes): conserved.". Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature: 66–67. 
  2. Suppressed by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature in Opinion 1949 (2000). ICZN (2000). "Opinion 1949. Cacatua Vieillot, 1817 and Cacatuinae Gray, 1840 (Aves, Psittaciformes): conserved.". Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature: 66–67.