Shining Bronze-cuckoo
Murray-Darling Region, SA
Collared Sparrowhawk
Adult Head
Shining Bronze-cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Cuckoos (Cuculiformes)
Family: Cuckoo (Cuculidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Shining Bronze-cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus)
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Synonym: Chalcites lucidus

Thank you Alan Melville for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray-Darling, SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Similar Species: Horsfield's Bronze-cuckoo (Chalcites basalis)

Copyright © 2010-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Sep-2010
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray-Darling, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)