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Shining Bronze Cuckoo
Straight, pointed beaks and feet with two toes facing forwards and two toes facing backwards. They call with a high-pitched whistle. Bronze-green above with a brownish head. The face and underparts are white with bronze-brown bars.
Treetops in rainforests and thick eucalypt forests.
The diet includes caterpillars, beetles, flies and ants.
They lay their eggs in the nests of other birds such as thornbills, wrens, flycatchers and honeyeaters. The female lays up to 16 long, pale green to brown eggs. The eggs are laid one at a time in the nests of 16 other birds.
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