Ivory-billed coucal

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Ivory-billed coucal
Centropus menbeki - 1825-1838 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ18800175.png
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Centropus
Species: C. menbeki
Binomial name
Centropus menbeki
Lesson & Garnot, 1828

The ivory-billed coucal or greater black coucal (Centropus menbeki) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in the Aru Islands and New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Centropus menbeki". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.