Alternative name: New Caledonian Mountain Cuckoo-shrike
- Analisoma analis
24 - 28cm.
- Leaden grey above, paler below
- Blackish alula and flight-feathers
- Rufous-chestnut underwing-coverts, bend of wing and undertail-coverts
- Orange-yellow to dark brown eye
- Blackish bill and legs
Sexes similar but females are smaller than males.
Juveniles have brownish wings and are variegated rufous-white and blackish below.
Endemic to New Caledonia (Grand Terre and Ile des Pins).
Fairly common restricted-range species.
Dense primary mountain forest above 200m.
No information about diet or breeding.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and D Christie, eds. 2005. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 10: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Thrushes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334726
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) New Caledonian Cuckooshrike. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 23 January 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/New_Caledonian_Cuckooshrike