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Rufous-throated Bronze-Cuckoo

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Mountain Bronze-cuckoo. Alternate name
Chrysococcyx ruficollis Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
16cm Length
Tropical montane moist forest, between 1,800 - 2,600 m, in:- {Island of New Guinea [Indonesia:- (Irian Jaya - New Guinea)] [Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea]} Habitat-Altitude-Range
I brown egg laid in each hosts nest. Young evict eggs and young of host. Clutch  
Insects, larvae. Food   Diet
1226 World Number
Least Concern. Status

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Photo by Nik Borrow all rights reserved (Birdquest)

wpe779.jpg (3637 bytes) Rufous-throated Bronze-cuckoo song (Chrysococcyx ruficollis)
Frank Lambert XC38149
25-07-2009, Papua New Guinea
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