French: Coucou de Meyer German: Rotschwingen-Bronzekuckuck Spanish: Cuclillo orejiblanco
Hatam, Arfak Mountains, New Guinea
W Papuan Is (Batanta) and mountains of New Guinea.
15 cm; male 15–19·5 g, female 19–27·4 g. Adult glossy green above, crown green, ear-coverts white forming crescentic mark, female with rufous-... read more
Song 5–8 high-pitched, clear, plaintive notes, “peer peer peer...”, dropping... read more
Inhabits primary and secondary forests, including forest edge, also garden shade trees, mainly in... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and caterpillars in leaves, and sometimes found at hairy caterpillar infestations with C. ruficollis; usually observed in... read more
Virtually no information available. Presumably brood-parasitic. Females in breeding condition collected in Jan, Mar and Oct.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Considered to be generally uncommon, except perhaps locally, but is reasonably widespread and is easily overlooked due to its sluggish behaviour.... read more
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