Brush Cuckoo

Cacomantis variolosus - Coucou des buissons

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Cuculiformes

  • Family
    :

    Cuculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cacomantis

  • Species
    :

    variolosus

Descriptor

Vigors Horsfield, 1827

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

Distribution

Description identification

Coucou des buissons
adult

Brush Cuckoo (Cacomantis variolosus) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family.

Subspecific information 8 subspecies

  • Cacomantis variolosus variolosus (n, e Australia)
  • Cacomantis variolosus tymbonomus (Timor. e Lesser Sundas.)
  • Cacomantis variolosus infaustus (n and e Moluccas to n and c New Guinea)
  • Cacomantis variolosus oreophilus (e and s New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Arch.)
  • Cacomantis variolosus blandus (Admiralty Is.)
  • Cacomantis variolosus macrocercus (New Britain, New Ireland and Tabar Is.. Bismarck Arch..)
  • Cacomantis variolosus websteri (New Hanover. Bismarck Arch..)
  • Cacomantis variolosus addendus (Solomon Is.)

Foreign names

  • Coucou des buissons,
  • Cuco varioloso,
  • cuco-do-mato-australasiático,
  • Buschkuckuck,
  • vörhenyeshasú kakukk,
  • Treurkoekoek,
  • Cuculo di macchia,
  • vanlig buskgök,
  • Krattgjøk,
  • kukučka pralesná,
  • kukačka pokřovní,
  • Kratgøg,
  • pensaskäki,
  • cucut dels matolls,
  • kukułka płowa,
  • Щетинистая кукушка,
  • Wiwik rimba,
  • ハイガシラヒメカッコウ,
  • 灌丛杜鹃,
  • 叢杜鵑,

Voice song and cries

Coucou des buissons
adult

Habitat

Coucou des buissons
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 14-03-2016
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