Alternative names: Heinrich's Brush Cuckoo; Moluccan Brush Cuckoo; Heinrich's Cuckoo
- Cacomantis heinrichi
A long time only known from specimens taken in 1931. However, recently rediscovered on Halmahera, Bacan and Seram.
- Dark olive-brown upperparts
- Dark grey throat
- Dark rufous breast and belly
- Dark reddish undertail-coverts
Sexes similar. Juveniles are dark above and barred below.
 Similar species
Differs from Brush Cuckoo in smaller size and wing length and in having brighter yellow feet.
Endemic to Bacan, Seram and Halmahera in the northern Moluccan Islands in Indonesia.
Population little known but certainly declining due to habitat loss.
This is a monotypic species; some authorities view it as a subspecies of Brush Cuckoo.
Moist lowland forests and moist montanes.
Occurs at 1000 - 1500m but reported much lower on Bacan.
No information. Feeds probably on insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 1997. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 4: Sandgrouse to Cuckoos. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334221
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