White-bellied Cuckooshrike (species: Coracina (Coracina) papuensis) in Bundjalung NP (Gaia Guide)
Coracina (Coracina) papuensis
White-bellied Cuckooshrike

©Duncan McCaskill: A White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike in Queensland, Australia

©Tom Tarrant: White-bellied Cuckooshrike (Coracina (Coracina) papuensis)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Campephagidae
Genus Coracina
Species Coracina (Coracina) papuensis
Status unspecified



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • From 26 cm to 28 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: White-bellied Cuckooshrike (Coracina (Coracina) papuensis)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. (Wikipedia)

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia: The White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike has been recorded only three times at Lizard Island, most recently on 31 May 2005 (Atlas of Living Australia, accessed 8 April 2012).

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