An incessantly active calling male at dawn

White-crowned Koel, Varirata NP, Papua New Guinea
An incessantly active calling male at dawn
Species: White-crowned Cuckoo   Caliechthrus leucolophus
Author: Christian Boix Hinzen
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Added to IBC: 22 Dec 2009 - 20:40
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Altitude (m): 
486 meters


Near Raggiana's display area en route to lookout (viewpoint)

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Birds of New Guinea
Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville
All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Christian Boix Hinzen, IBC953651. Accessible at

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Christian Boix Hinzen, IBC953651. Photo of White-crowned Cuckoo Caliechthrus leucolophus at Varirata National Park, New Guinea. Accessible at

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