White-bellied cuckooshrike

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White-bellied cuckooshrike
Coracina papuensis -Queensland, Australia-8.jpg
In Far North Queensland, Australia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Coracina
Species: C. papuensis
Binomial name
Coracina papuensis
(Gmelin, 1788)

The white-bellied cuckooshrike (Coracina papuensis) is a species of bird in the family Campephagidae. It is found in Australia, the Moluccas, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


The subspecies C. p. ingens is now usually considered a full species, the Manus cuckooshrike (Coracina ingens).


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

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