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LONG-TAILED CUCKOO (Eudynamys taitensis)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Vagrant. Five sets of records. One specimen collected by Mr Icely was registered into the Australian Museum collection in September 1892 (Hindwood 1940; AM O. 4930). One collected by John Waterhouse in Spring 1905 (Hull 1910; ANWC 19066). One seen by Norman Chaffer in January 1967 and observed by Gary Sefton in the following month (Disney & Smithers 1972). One seen by Ben Miller on Little Slope some time during the period 1978 to 1980 (B. Miller pers. comm.). One seen by Hutton at the Meteorological Station near the Airstrip on 11 February 1989.

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