Possible Oriental Cuckoo, Waiuku

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Possible Oriental Cuckoo, Waiuku

Postby FraserGurney » Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:03 pm

Hi all,

I've just seen a post on the New Zealand Bird Identification Facebook page about a possible Oriental Cuckoo. The author of the post is "99% sure" it's an oriental, he has seen the bird a couple of times over the last few days. No response when asked for further details or location so far.
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Re: Possible Oriental Cuckoo, Waiuku

Postby Michael Szabo » Thu Jan 26, 2023 12:03 am

Here is the post: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1152678 ... 480120707/

He has since posted a recording of a call on the linked thread above but it doesn't sound like Oriental Cuckoo to me.
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Re: Possible Oriental Cuckoo, Waiuku

Postby Davidthomas » Thu Jan 26, 2023 8:17 pm

Sounds more like a weird pallid cuckoo call but even then doesn’t really fit.

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