Pacific Koel

Eudynamys orientalis - Coucou du Pacifique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Cuculiformes

  • Family
    :

    Cuculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Eudynamys

  • Species
    :

    orientalis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pacific Koel (Eudynamys orientalis) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family.

Subspecific information 8 Subspecies

  • Eudynamys orientalis orientalis (s Moluccas)
  • Eudynamys orientalis picatus (Sumba to Timor and Kai Is.)
  • Eudynamys orientalis rufiventer (New Guinea)
  • Eudynamys orientalis hybrida (Long I.. off ne New Guinea.)
  • Eudynamys orientalis salvadorii (Bismarck Arch.)
  • Eudynamys orientalis alberti (Solomon Is.)
  • Eudynamys orientalis cyanocephalus (n Queensland to s New South Wales)
  • Eudynamys orientalis subcyanocephalus (nw Australia to nw Queensland)

Foreign names

  • Coucou du Pacifique,
  • Koel Australiano,
  • Australischer Koel,
  • ausztrál koel,
  • Australische Koül,
  • Koel australiano,
  • Australisk koel,
  • Grånebbkoel,
  • koel tichomorský,
  • Molukkoel,
  • cucut coel de Nova Guinea,
  • kukiel molucki,
  • Тихоокеанский коэль,
  • Tuwur australia,
  • オーストラリアオニカッコウ,
  • 太平洋噪鹃,
  • 澳洲噪鵑,

Voice song and cries

Coucou du Pacifique
♂ adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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