ID please

To: Denise Kay <>, Canberra Birds <>
Subject: ID please
From: Marnix Zwankhuizen <>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 02:50:44 +0000
The colour, size and length suggest a black eared cuckoo rather than one of the bronze cuckoos. Likely a drought refugee.



From: Denise Kay <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:48 pm
To: Marnix Zwankhuizen; Canberra Birds
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] ID please
It is in Giralang , I back onto to Ginninderra creek.

I originally thought it was the white plumed or yellow faced honeyeater as it is the same size .

I think it is still around I will try and get a better shot.

here is another one of the tail 

Denise Kay
Flying Fox Coordinator
ACT Wildlife

On 11 Dec 2019, at 1:05 pm, Marnix Zwankhuizen <> wrote:

Hi Denise,

It looks like it could be a black-eared cuckoo.

Where did you see it?



From: Denise Kay <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:35 pm
To: Canberra Birds
Subject: [canberrabirds] ID please
I have checked all my books , it must be juvenile something. Disappeared before i could get a really detailed shot .Giralang 


Denise Kay

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