Cabanis & Heine, 1863
The white-crowned cuckoo or white-crowned koel (Cacomantis leucolophus) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It was formerly placed in the monotypic genus Caliechthrus but it has a similar song to cuckoos of the genus Cacomantis and is genetically similar to the pallid cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus), so most taxonomists place it there. It is found in New Guinea and neighbouring Salawati Island.
- Payne, Robert B. (2005) The Cuckoos, Oxford University Press.
- BirdLife International 2004. Caliechthrus leucolophus.
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