Backyard Birds

Cuckoos Found in Australia

Cuckoos found in Australia

Black-eared Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx osculans)

Brush Cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus) – Native: East coast of Australia

Channel-billed Cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae)

Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo (Cacomantis castaneiventris)

Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis)

Gould’s Bronze-cuckoo (Chrysococcyx russatus)

Hall’s Babblers (Pomatostomus halli)

Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx basalis)

Horsfield’s Cuckoo or Oriental Cuckoo (Cuculus optatus) – Range: Northern and eastern Australia

Little Bronze-Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus) – the World’s smallest cuckoo

Pallid Cuckoo (Cuculus pallidus) – Range: Found throughout Australia

Shining Bronze-Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus / Chalcites lucidus)

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Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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