another bird identification request

To: Tim Shawcross <>,
Subject: another bird identification request
From: Chris Sanderson <>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 00:01:29 +1000
> > 5. Some type of cuckoo I belive:
> >
> >
> Most likely a Fantailed. I have seen plenty of them at Birrarung.
> I dont have a guide, so im not sure if its a Brush.

Ok, it's definitely not a fan-tailed or brush cuckoo.  Neither species
have breast banding.  Nor does the Pallid Cuckoo.  I'd say it's an
Oriental Cuckoo, which is pretty exciting.

Chris - Broome Bird Observatory
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