Gang-gang Cockatoo RFI

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Subject: Gang-gang Cockatoo RFI
From: Dr Richard Nowotny <>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 00:43:12 +1000
Is someone able to inform me (and perhaps also the list?) how Callocephalon fimbriatum acquired its rather odd common name (I've been asked the question by a non-birding acquaintance).  I don't recall ever having heard the origin of the name and can't find any reference to it in any of the 5 field-guides, the first Atlas, the Readers' Digest or HANZAB!    Regards.    Richard

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