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Channel-billed Cuckoo

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Alternate name
Scythrops novaehollandiae Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
60cm Length
Subtropical/tropical mangrove, moist forest, in:- [Austrailia:- Ashmore Reef and Cartier Island, New South Wales, Australian Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Austrailia.]   [Indonesia:- Biak, (Irian Jaya - New Guinea) [Lesser Sunda:- Flor? Sumba, Sumbawa, Island of Timor] (Mollucas:- Aru Islands, Buru, HalmaheraSeram, Tanimbar Islands,) Sulawesi, ] , [Melanesia:- (Papua New Guinea:- Bismark, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, New Britain, New Caledonia, Solomons archipelago) Trobriand Islands] Island of New Guinea, New Zealand Habitat-Altitude-Range
One or more eggs, in a crows, magpies or currawongs nest, young grow faster and starve hosts young. Clutch  
Fruit, specially figs, some seeds, insects small vertebrates, nestlings. Food   Diet
1242 World Number

Least Concern


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Channel-billed Cuckoo calls
(Scythrops novaehollandiae)
Niels Krabbe XC33189
17-11-2006, Australia

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