Please also refer to: Cercococcyx - also known as Long-tailed Cuckoos.
The Long-tailed Cuckoos (Eudynamys taitensis) - also commonly referred to as the Long-tailed Koel or the Koekoeā (in Māori) - occur naturally in New Zealand, and migrates to the islands of the western Pacific in the winter.
Their eggs usually hatch before those of the hosts and the cuckoo chick will eject the eggs of their hosts.
It has been noted that Long-tail Cuckoo chicks are able to mimic the calls of their host's chicks.
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