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CuckooChalcites basalis

2 Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo at Coombs Ponds

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Chalcites basalis at Coombs Ponds - 7 Sep 2018
Chalcites basalis at Coombs Ponds - 7 Sep 2018
Chalcites basalis at Coombs Ponds - 7 Sep 2018
Chalcites basalis at Coombs Ponds - 7 Sep 2018
Chalcites basalis at Coombs Ponds - 7 Sep 2018

Identification history

Cuckoo Chalcites basalis 8 Sep 2018 natureguy
Cuckoo Chalcites basalis 8 Sep 2018 KumikoCallaway

Author's notes

2 Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoos were observed in the same area. One of them caught large caterpillars one after another off the ground and swallowed the whole caterpillar in one go.

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Nearby Sightings

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Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Coombs Ponds - 13 Sep 2018
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Coombs Ponds - 13 Sep 2018
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Coombs Ponds - 13 Sep 2018
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Coombs Ponds - 13 Sep 2018
Epthianura albifrons (White-fronted Chat) at Coombs Ponds - 7 Sep 2018
Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Coombs Ponds - 19 Nov 2017
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Coombs Ponds - 7 May 2017
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Coombs Ponds - 7 May 2017
Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Coombs Ponds - 7 May 2017
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Coombs Ponds - 7 May 2017

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 7 Sep 2018 1:17 PM Recorded on
  • KumikoCallaway Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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