Cuckoos

Eastern Koel

Eudynamys orientalis
Uncommon non-breeding migrant in the ACT. Records have been more frequent since 1986.

Channel-billed Cuckoo

Scythrops novaehollandiae
Rare vagrant in our area, with the possibility of one breeding record.
Common breeding migrant mainly on the tablelands. A few birds occur in winters in some years.

Black-eared Cuckoo

Chalites osculans
Rare non-breeding vagrant.
Common breeding migrant species. Odd birds are recorded in some winters.
Common warm weather breeding migrant. There are odd winter records.
Common breeding migrant. Some birds occasionally remain over winter.

Brush Cuckoo

Cacomantis variolosus
Uncommon breeding migrant in the ACT.
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