Oriental Cuckoo invasion

To: Glenn Holmes <>, Birding-Aus Mail <>
Subject: Oriental Cuckoo invasion
From: "Richard Johnson" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 09:28:45 +1000
It must be Oriental Cuckoo season. Last Saturday I saw at least three birds, including one hepatic form, in remnant brigalow/softwood scrub on a property west of Injune (25oS 148oE).

Glenn Holmes wrote:During the last month I've recorded ORIENTAL CUCKOOS at eight sites within 100 km radius from Atherton.  Places include Petford, Herberton, Kaban, Mareeba and around Atherton. Only one bird was the hepatic form.
Richard Johnson
Habitat Case Studies Project Officer
Qld Parks & Wildlife Service
Southwest District
Tel: (07) 4622 4266  Fax: (07) 46 22 4151

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