Channel-billed Cuckoo

Scythrops novaehollandiae

Order

CUCULIFORMES

Family

Cuckoos, Roadrunners and Anis (Cuculidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

SCYNOV

ITIS

HEAD

Channel-billed Cuckoo Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Red iris.
  • Head pattern: Solid
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Channel-billed Cuckoo Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 58-66 cm (23-26 in)
  • Weight: 595-623 g (21-22 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray with light black barring.
  • Upperparts: Gray with light black barring.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Channel-billed Cuckoo Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with sharp wingbeats that have a slight pause between them.
  • Wingspan Range: 99 cm (39 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Gray tail with black subterminal band and white tip.
  • Upper Tail: Gray tail with black subterminal band and white tip.
  • Under Tail: Gray with light black barring.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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