Adult female visiting a bird feeder along Black Mountain Road.

Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius)
Adult female visiting a bird feeder along Black Mountain Road.
Species: Southern Cassowary   Casuarius casuarius
Author: Daniel Field
Monday, August 5, 2013
Added to IBC: 30 Jan 2014 - 14:55
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Altitude (m): 
361 meters


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All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Daniel Field, IBC1047488. Accessible at

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Daniel Field, IBC1047488. Photo of Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius at Kuranda, Australia. Accessible at

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