It says in Pizzey, 8th Ed., 'In se. Aust. and sw. WA, inland autumn migration.
Common; part-migratory.' so it seems partly yes and partly no!
On 17/06/2014, at 5:43 PM, Peter Ewin <> wrote:
> I never actually thought that Fan-tailed Cuckoos were migratory (they just
> went quiet over winter) but as it happened I heard one as I walked home in
> Albury this afternoon - the first one I have actually heard at my house since
> moving in December.
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> > Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:39:54 +1000
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> > Subject: [Birding-Aus] Fan-tailed Cuckoo migration in southern Victoria
> > I took a visiting German out yesterday and think we heard a Fan-tailed
> > Cuckoo calling near Anglesea Heath. I had thought that they would have
> > moved north by now, so wonder if some do stay here, or has the warm start
> > winter delayed its departure? Any thoughts would be appreciated.
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