Channel-billed cuckoos overwinter?

To: Alastair Silcock <>
Subject: Channel-billed cuckoos overwinter?
From: Denise Goodfellow <>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:49:54 +0930
I’ve seen Channel-billed Cuckoo at Mary River and Cooinda in late June.

Denise Lawungkurr  Goodfellow
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Darwin River, NT, Australia 0841

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On 18 Jul 2014, at 11:25 am, Alastair Silcock <> wrote:

> Do channel-billed cuckoos overwinter in the Northern Territory?
> On July 9, a large long grey bird flew out in front of me on an early morning 
> walk near the Kakadu Aurora Hotel just west of the South Alligator River. 
> Given the size & colour, I can't imagine what else it could have been.  Even 
> in the split second, I thought I would have seen the bill easily but did not.
> Are they ever seen in winter in the Top End? (last week being my first visit).
> regards
> Alastair
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