Brush cuckoo

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Brush cuckoo
Brush Cuckoo Oct 2007.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Cacomantis
Species: C. variolosus
Binomial name
Cacomantis variolosus
(Vigors & Horsfield, 1826)
Juvenile, SE Qld

The brush cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus) is a member of the cuckoo family.

The brush cuckoo is native to Malesia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and northern and eastern Australia. It is grey-brown with a buff breast and its call is very familiar of the Australian bush.


Song Kobble Creek, SE Queensland, Australia


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