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What is calling? North Bali, Indonesia (1 Viewer)


Hoping this recording is good enough for someone to help identify this singer.
We hear it often, can be any time of day. It is so distinctive sound but we have never managed to see the originator.
Living in North West Bali at the foot of the mountains near the sea.
Thank you in advance


  • 26 Oct 0824 balibirdsong.mp3
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James Eaton

Trent Valley Crew
Rusty-breasted Cuckoo ( or Sunda Brush / Brush taxonomy depending) Cacomantis sepulcralis. Between the excited call there is the equally spaced piping notes that identify it from Plaintive and Banded Bay Cuckoos.



Wow. Thank you both Andy & James. I was thinking some kind of cuckoo will clean up the bins and see if we can get a glimpse.

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