Category Archive: Australasia

Aug 02 2014

Rarest birds in the World: Polynesian Ground-dove (Gallicolumbus erythroptera)

The Polynesian Ground-dove (Gallicolumba erythroptera) has a very small population, divided into very small local populations, on tiny wooded islets. It has become extinct from several islands in the Tuamotu archipelago. This rapid and ongoing decline, is caused by the introduction of feral rats and cats, habitat loss, cyclones and severe storms. This species is …

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Feb 28 2012

Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)

Green Rosella

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Platycercus caledonicus | [authority] Gmelin, 1788 | [UK] Green Rosella | [FR] Perruche palliceps | [DE] Gelbbauch-Siitich | [ES] Perico de Tasmania | [NL] Geelbuikrosella | [copyright picture] Greame Chapman Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Platycercus caledonicus AU Tasmania Platycercus caledonicus brownii King I. (Bass Strait) Platycercus …

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Feb 28 2012

Long-billed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii)

Long-billed Black Cockatoo

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Cacatuidae | [latin] Calyptorhynchus baudinii | [authority] Lear, 1832 | [UK] Long-billed Black Cockatoo | [FR] Cacatoes de Baudin | [DE] Weissschwanz-Russkakadu | [ES] Cacatua Funebre Piquilarga | [NL] Baudin?s bruine kaketoe | [copyright picture] Ian Montgomery Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Callocephalon baudinii Calyptorhynchus baudinii AU sw Australia Genus …

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Feb 28 2012

Great Hanging Parrot (Loriculus stigmatus)

Great Hanging Parrot

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Loriculus stigmatus | [authority] Muller, 1843 | [UK] Great Hanging Parrot | [FR] Coryllis de Celebes | [DE] Rotplattchen | [ES] Loriculo de Celebes | [NL] Roodkroontje | [copyright picture] David J Slater Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Loriculus stigmatus AU Sulawesi Loriculus stigmatus croconotus Buton and …

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Feb 28 2012

Great-billed Parrot (Tanygnathus megalorynchos)

Great-billed Parrot

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Tanygnathus megalorynchos | [authority] Boddaert, 1783 | [UK] Great-billed Parrot | [FR] Palette a gros bec | [DE] Schwarschulter-Papagei | [ES] Loro Picogoro | [NL] Dikbekpapegaai | [copyright picture] Neville Kemp Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Tanygnathus megalorynchos AU Moluccas, Lesser Sundas, Tanygnathus megalorynchos affinis s Moluccas …

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Feb 28 2012

Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla)

Galah

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Cacatuidae | [latin] Eolophus roseicapilla | [authority] Vieillot, 1817 | [UK] Galah | [FR] Cacatoes rosalbin | [DE] Rosakakadu | [ES] Cacatua Galah | [NL] Roze Kaketoe | [copyright picture] Noodle Snacks Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Cacatua roseicapilla Eolophus roseicapilla AU Australia Eolophus roseicapilla albiceps ec and e to …

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Feb 28 2012

Gang-gang Cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum)

Gang-gang Cockatoo

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Cacatuidae | [latin] Callocephalon fimbriatum | [authority] Grant, 1803 | [UK] Gang-gang Cockatoo | [FR] Cacatoes gang-gang | [DE] Helmkkadu | [ES] Cacatua Gang gang | [NL] Helmkaketoe | [copyright picture] Ray Wilson Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Lophochroa fimbriatum Callocephalon fimbriatum AU se Australia Genus The Gang-gang Cockatoo was …

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Feb 28 2012

Geelvink Pygmy Parrot (Micropsitta geelvinkiana)

Geelvink Pygmy Parrot

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Micropsitta geelvinkiana | [authority] Schlegel, 1871 | [UK] Geelvink Pygmy Parrot | [FR] Micropsitte de Geelvink | [DE] Geelvink-Spechtpapagei | [ES] Microloro de Geelvink | [NL] Biakspechtpapegaai | [copyright picture] Mehd Halaouate Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Micropsitta geelvinkiana AU islands n of New Guinea Micropsitta geelvinkiana …

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Feb 28 2012

Glossy Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami)

Glossy Black Cockatoo

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Cacatuidae | [latin] Calyptorhynchus lathami | [authority] Temminck, 1807 | [UK] Glossy Black Cockatoo | [FR] Cacatoes de Latham | [DE] Braunkopf-Kakadu | [ES] Cacatua Lustrosa | [NL] Bruine Raafkaketoe | [copyright picture] Graeme Chapman Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Calyptorhynchus lathami AU e Australia Calyptorhynchus lathami erebus ec Queensland …

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Feb 28 2012

Brehms Tiger Parrot (Psittacella brehmii)

Brehms Tiger Parrot

[order] PSITTACIFORMES | [family] Psittacidae | [latin] Psittacella brehmii | [authority] Schlegel, 1873 | [UK] Brehms Tiger Parrot | [FR] Perruche de Brehm | [DE] Brehmpapagei | [ES] Lorito Tigre de Brehm | [NL] Bhrems Tijgerparkiet | [copyright picture] Mark Harper Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Psittacella brehmii AU New Guinea Psittacella brehmii brehmii …

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