Black-eared Cuckoo (species: Chrysococcyx osculans) in Bendick Murrell NP (Gaia Guide)
Chrysococcyx osculans
Black-eared Cuckoo

©Tom Tarrant: Black-eared Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx osculans)

©Tom Tarrant: Immature Black-eared Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx osculans)

©David Cook: Black-eared Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx osculans) being fed by a �Speckled Warbler
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Cuculiformes
Family Cuculidae
Genus Chrysococcyx
Species Chrysococcyx osculans
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • From 19 cm to 20 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Up to 30 cm



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Black-eared Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx osculans)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is inland in low bushes and and dry forest in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. (Wikipedia)

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