Salmon-crested Cockatoo

Salmon-crested Cockatoo / Cacatua moluccensis

Salmon-crested Cockatoo

Here the details of the Salmon-crested Cockatoo named bird below:

SCI Name:  Cacatua moluccensis
Protonym:  Psittacus moluccensis Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.331
Taxonomy:  Psittaciformes / Cacatuidae /
Taxonomy Code:  saccoc
Type Locality:  Moluccas.
Publish Year:  1788
IUCN Status:  


(Cacatuidae; Ϯ White-crested Cockatoo C. alba) Malay names Kakatúa or Kakak-túa for the cockatoos. The origin of the Malay name is unclear; kakatuwah  vice, alludes to the powerful bill; "older sister" from kakak  sister + tua old, for its noisy sororal behaviour; “KAKATOÈS, Cacatua, Briss.; Psittacus, Lath.  ...  Les noms kakatoès, cacatou, cacacoua, sont dérivés du cri des espèces à plumage blanc, les seules qui fussent connues de Brisson et de Buffon; elles habitent principalement les îles de l'Océan indien, telles que les Moluques, les Philippines, celles de la Sonde et de la mer Pacifique.   ...   Le KAKATOËS BANKSIEN, Cacatua banksii, Vieill.; Psittacus banksii, Lath.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A BEC COULEUR DE CHAIR, Cacatua Philippinarum, Vieill.; Psittacus Philippinarum, Lath., Buff.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A HUPPE BLANCHE, Cacatua cristata, Vieill.; Psittacus cristatus, Lath.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A HUPPE JAUNE, Cacatua sulphurea, Vieill.; Psittacus sulphureus, Lath.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A HUPPE ROUGE, Cacatua rosacea, Vieill.; Psittacus rosaceus, Lath.; Psittacus moluccensis, Gmel.   ...   Le KAKATOËS JING-WOS, Cacatua galerita, Vieill.; Psittacus galeritus, Lath.  ...  se trouve aussi à la Chine, où elle porte le nom de Jing-wos (oiseau qui parle)   ...   Le KAKATOËS A TÊTE ROSE, Cacatua roseicapilla, Vieill.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A TÊTE ROUGE, Cacatua galeata, Vieill.; Psittacus galeatus, Lath.” (Vieillot 1817); "Cacatua Vieillot, Nouv. Dict. d'Hist. Nat. vol. xvii. p. 6, Dec. 27th, 1817: new name for Plyctolophus Vieillot." (Mathews 1927, 312); "CACATUA Vieillot, 1817  F — Cacatua cristata, 1817; type by subsequent designation (Salvadori, 1891, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 20, pp. 115, 124). = Psittacus albus Statius Müller, 1776." (Dickinson & Remsen (eds.) 2013, 354).
Synon. Cacatoes, Cacatus, Camptolophus, Ducorpsius, Eucacatua, Kakatoe, Licmetis, Lophochroa, Plissolophus, Plyctolophus.

molucca / moluccana / moluccanus / moluccarum / moluccensis / moluccus
Moluccas, a group of islands in the Dutch East Indies / Maluku provinces, Indonesia, formerly known as the Spice Is. (Arabic name Jazirat al-Muluk  island of the kings).
● ex “Greater Cockatoo” of Edwards 1751, “Cacatua rubro cristata” of Brisson 1760, “Kakatoës à huppe rouge” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 498, and “Great red-crested Cockatoo” of Latham 1781 (Cacatua).
● ex “Gros-bec des Moluques” of Brisson 1760 (Lonchura).
● ex “Psittacus humeris luteo-maculatis” of Brisson 1760, “Lori des Moluques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 216, “Lori Noira” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Scarlet Lori” of Edwards 1743-1751, and Latham 1781 (syn. Lorius garrulus).
● Bouro I. (= Buru); ex “Polochion” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Molucca Bee-eater” of Latham 1782: “It is called Polochion*, from its imitating the sound of that word as its common and perpetual note ...*This, in the language of those islanders, signifies, kiss us” (Philemon).
● Erroneous TL. Moluccas (= Malacca); ex “Petit pic des Moluques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 748, fig. 2, “Petit épeiche brun des Moluques” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Brown Woodpecker” of Latham 1782 (Picoides).
● Erroneous TL. Moluccas (= Malacca); ex “Merle des Moluques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 257 (Pitta).
● Erroneous TL. Amboina (= Botany Bay, New Holland); ex “Perruche des Moluques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 743, and “Orange-breasted Parrot” of Latham 1781 (Trichoglossus).