Horsfield's Bronze-cuckoo
Size, compared to Female Hooded Robin
Ellura
Black Eared Cuckoo
Close up
 
                      
Black Eared Cuckoo (Chalcites osculans)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Cuckoos (Cuculiformes)
Family: Cuckoo (Cuculidae)
Species: Black Eared Cuckoo (Chalcites osculans)
This Photo:     Front
Synonym: Chrysococcyx osculans

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere


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

Copyright © 2014-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Sep-2014
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)