Pallid Cuckoo

Cacomantis pallidus

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The pallid cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Australia with some migration to the islands of Timor and Papua New Guinea. It is between 28 – 33cm in size with distinctive markings such as a dark bill, a dark eye with a gold eye-ring and olive grey feet which differentiate it from other cuckoos. The pallid cuckoo is similar in appearance to the oriental cuckoo (Cuculus optatus) with barred immature pallid cuckoos...

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  1. (c) Julius Simonelli, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/6915652
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cacomantis_pallidus

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