French: Coucal goliath German: Goliathkuckuck Spanish: Cucal goliat
N Moluccas, on Morotai, Halmahera, Tidore, Kasiruta#R#R#R, Bacan and Obi. Not seen recently on Ternate, where probably extirpated#R.
62–70 cm. Adult black, with bluish wings and tail, white patch on greater wing-coverts; on Halmahera, also a whitish morph, with buffish on head, and occasional pied... read more
No information available.
Forested areas of all types, including larger patches of scrub at edge of agricultural land on... read more
Food and feeding
No information on diet. Feeds in lower forest subcanopy to 12 m, as well as in understorey.
Little information. Nestling with long white hair-like down, especially on head.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common and conspicuous on Halmahera, but not recorded recently on smaller islands of Obi and Ternate.
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