Traro Cacact: Photo, Video, Housing And Reproduction


TRARO CACADE (CALYPTORHYNCHUS (Zanda) Funereus) -

Photo: Calyptorhynchus (Zanda) Funereus

Kingdom: Animals

Type: chordal

Subtype: vertebrates

Class: Birds

Squad: parrot

Family: Kakada

Rod: mourning capacu

Body length 56—66cm; weight up to 900 g. The main coloring of the plumage is dark brown, the ends of the feathers are white. In the ear, there is a white or yellow spot. A longitudinal strip of yellow in color passes through the tail and sneak. Naked areas around the eyes are pink. The iris is dark brown. The paws are gray-brown. The beak is dark gray. The crest is small. In the female, the ear stain is brighter, the beak is light, the areas around the eyes are dark gray.

Lives in Southeast and East Australia.

They feed mainly with seeds of various trees, insect larvae.

The nest of the female and the male build together, in the hollow of the tree, lining it with wood sawdust. The female puts off 1—2 eggs. One incubates one, and the male feeds her. Only one chick usually survives, it remains in the care of parents for about 6 months.

The view includes 3 subspecies.

  • Calyptorhynchus funereus funereus (Shaw, 1794)
  • Calyptorhynchus funereus Whiteae Mathews, 1912
  • Calyptorhynchus funereus xanthanotus gould, 1838

Other types of genus «Mourning capacule»:

  • Brown -headed mourning impetus

    Brown -headed mourning Cacuba (Calyptorhynchus Lathami)

  • Beloux mourning impetus

    Beloujuy mourning Cacuba (Calyptorhynchus baudinii)

  • White -tailed mourning impetus

    White -tailed mourning cocoon

  • Banks’s mourning Cacuba

    Banksi's mourning Caches (Calyptorhynchus Banksii, Calyptorhynchus Magnificus)


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