Pallid Cuckoo (species: Cuculus (Cuculus) pallidus) in Heathcote NP (Gaia Guide)
Cuculus (Cuculus) pallidus
Pallid Cuckoo

©Leo: Pallid Cuckoo (Cuculus (Cuculus) pallidus)

©Tom Tarrant: Pallid Cuckoo (Cuculus (Cuculus) pallidus)

©David Cook: Pallid Cuckoo (Cuculus (Cuculus) pallidus)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Cuculiformes
Family Cuculidae
Genus Cuculus
Species Cuculus (Cuculus) pallidus
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 36 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Up to 45 cm



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found in Australia, Christmas Island, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. (Wikipedia)

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