Channel-billed Cuckoo

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Subject: Channel-billed Cuckoo
From: Wallaces <>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 02:37:25 +0000

While visiting Kurri Kurri in the Hunter Valley in the week commencing 23 September, Channel-billed Cuckoos were very active. I eventually tracked them down and found four of them feeding in a glorious mulberry tree on some of the best mulberries I have ever seen. Unfortunately the only video I got showed a single bird in a tree nearby.




From: Martin Butterfield [
Sent: Friday, 26 October 2018 6:39 AM
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Subject: [canberrabirds] Channel-billed Cuckoo


A neighbour, who has lived in Brisbane and is familiar with the call of a CBC, reports hearing one at sunrise this morning.  They have been recorded on eBird in Melbourne since 11 October 2018 and at Wallaga Lake since 30 September 2018.  


I have no idea what it would be finding to feed on in this area at this time of year.


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