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Category:Scythrops - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Scythrops


This genus contains only one species, the Channel-billed Cuckoo from Indonesia, New Guinea and Australia.
It's a very large, atypical Cuckoo. Like many other species of this family it's a brood parasite.


Scythrops is a genus in the Family Cuculidae.

Genus Scythrops viewedit
S. novaehollandiae Channel-billed Cuckoo


  1. 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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