White-crowned Cuckoos or White-crowned Koels

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The White-crowned Cuckoo or White-crowned Koel (Caliechthrus leucolophus or Cacomantis leucolophus) is a cuckoo found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, occurring on New Guinea and the neighboring Salawati Island.


Taxonomy

This species is often placed in the monotypic genus Caliechthrus but it has a similar song to cuckoos of the genus Cacomantis and is genetically similar to the Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus).



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