Large canopy-dwelling cuckoo with long, rounded tail and
distinctive calls. Migratory, arriving in Australia from August onward and
departing to non-breeding areas in New Guinea and Indonesia around April.
Breeds in Australia, selecting hosts that build large open nests such as Magpie
Lark, Figbird and large Honeyeaters.
The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al
|Classifications:||Bird, forest and grassland|
|Information sources:||Photo taken at Mt Jukes by Marlis Schoeb|