Male, Singing, ventral
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Family:||Cuckoo (Cuculidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis)|
|This Photo:||Male, ventral|
Thank you Alan Melville & BLawson for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
The chestnut breast is more obvious than the fanned tail. Grey back and wings. Similar to Grey shrike-thrush from behind.
The eye ring is difficult to see.
Very pretty up close, plain from a distance.