The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: N.A. CBR Scale: D

Name: cockatoos

Other Names: cockatoo; Cacatuidae; Cacatuoidea; Kakatuwah; cacato; cockatoon; crockadore; cokato; cocatore; cocatoo

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group   real/historical group real/historical group  

Publisher(s): Richard and John E. Taylor

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: A List of the Genera of Birds, with an Indication of the Typical Species of Each Genus (1840)

Creators: George Robert Gray

Number of Appearances: 3

   Comic Book Appearances: 1

   TV, Film Appearances: 1

   Prose/Text Book/Story Appearances: 1

Type of Organization/Group: animal species

Location: Asia

Nation: Australia

Species: bird

The cockatoos were first defined as a subfamily Cacatuinae within the parrot family Psittacidae by the English naturalist George Robert Gray in 1840, with Cacatua the first listed and type genus. This initial description appeared on page 53 in G. R. Gray's List of the Genera of Birds (1840) (also known as Gray's A List of the Genera of Birds, with an indication of the typical species of each genus).

Number of group members listed below: 2

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cockatoos cockatoos supporting character group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D N.A.
bird Richard and John E. Taylor 3
The Magical Cockatoo The Magical Cockatoo supporting character
CBR Scale: I anthropomorphic animal; animated inanimates
[white porcelain cockatoo; nightly comes to life and talks]
William Heinemann Ltd.; Mammoth 1

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
A List of the Genera of Birds, with an Indication of the Typical Species of Each Genus (1840)

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