Long-tailed Koel (Eudynamys taitensis) - HBW 4, p. 570
French: Coucou de Nouvelle-Zélande
Spanish: Koel Colilargo
Taxonomy: Cuculus taitensis Sparrman, 1787, Tahiti.
Formerly placed in monotypic genus Urodynamis. Current genus name sometimes incorrectly spelt Eudynamis. Monotypic.
Distribution: Breeds in New Zealand, Great and Little Barrier, Kapiti, Stewart and Chatham Is, and also Kermadecs. Migrates to Oceania, occurring from Palau, Carolines and Marshalls through Fiji, Tonga and Samoa to Cook, Society, Austral, Marquesas and Pitcairn Is; also Bismarck Archipelago, Solomons, Vanuatu, Norfolk I, Lord Howe I and elsewhere in SW Pacific.
- Least Concern Enlarge map