White-tailed Black-Cockatoo

The binomial commemorates the French explorer Nicolas Baudin.

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The White-tailed Black-Cockatoo is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

one of only two species of white-tailed black-cockatoo found anywhere in the world. The other is Baudin More

NAMING and RELATIONSHIPS of the WHITE-TAILED BLACK-COCKATOOS of South-Western Australia: LONG-BILLED (BAUDIN'S) and SHORT-BILLED (CARNABY'S) The similar Long-billed (Baudin's) and Short-billed (Latham's) Black-Cockatoos have 'progressed' from being combined as one together as a race of the eastern Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo, to being now two full species, both are white-tailed. It is only in comparatively recent times that the Short-billed and the Long-billed Black-Cockatoos have been recognized as being each a full species. More

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Original source: Ian Sanderson
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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Calyptorhynchus
Species : baudinii
Authority : Lear, 1832