Horsfield's Bronze-cuckoo (Chrysococcyx basalis) - HBW 4, p. 563
French: Coucou de Horsfield
Spanish: Cuclillo de Horsfield
Other common names: Australian/Narrow-billed/Rufous-tailed Bronze-cuckoo, Horsfield's Cuckoo(!)
Taxonomy: Cuculus basalis Horsfield, 1821, Java.
Asian and Australasian forms of Chrysococcyx sometimes placed in genus Chalcites. Monotypic.
Distribution: Australia and Tasmania. Winters N to Java and irregularly beyond.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A fledgling begging to attract its host parent, in this case a Chestnut-rumped Thornbill. Locality Gluepot Nature Reserve, South Australia, Australia
Pieter de Groot Boersma 23 September 2014 35 weeks ago 4
Probably same bird calling as one recorded in November 2008, call similar to Australasian Pipit's. Locality Lake Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia
Tom Tarrant 7 February 2009 7 years ago 3
This is the most-frequently heard call of this species. Locality Lake Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia
Tom Tarrant 16 November 2008 7 years ago 3
A bird calling near a wetland. Locality Western Treatment Plant, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
Nick Talbot 26 March 2012 4 years ago 0
A bird calling from a wetland. Locality Jacana Wetlands, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nick Talbot 8 November 2015 31 weeks ago 0
A single bird calling. Locality Long Forest Flora Reserve, Victoria, Australia
Nick Talbot 9 September 2012 3 years ago 0