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Cacomantis flabelliformis

Fan-tailed Cuckoo at Penrose, NSW

Cacomantis flabelliformis at Penrose, NSW - 12 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Cacomantis flabelliformis 1 May 2021 NigeHartley
Cacomantis flabelliformis 20 Apr 2021 NigeHartley

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Author's notes

Flew in to join Oriole and Shining-bronze Cuckoo, feeding on hairy caterpillars as shown in photo

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natureguy wrote:
   29 Apr 2021
Hi Nige, there is no photo here?

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Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Apr 2021 by NigeHartley Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Penrose, NSW - 8 Dec 2020 by NigeHartley Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Nov 2020 by NigeHartley Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Aug 2020 by NigeHartley Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Penrose, NSW - 28 Apr 2019 by NigeHartley Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Mar 2019 by NigeHartley Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Penrose, NSW - 5 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Penrose, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Penrose, NSW - 29 Jun 2018 by NigeHartley Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Mar 2018 by NigeHartley Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose, NSW - 3 Feb 2017 by NigeHartley Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Jan 2015 by NigeHartley
Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Apr 2021 by NigeHartley
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Penrose, NSW - 8 Dec 2020 by NigeHartley
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Nov 2020 by NigeHartley
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Aug 2020 by NigeHartley
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Penrose, NSW - 28 Apr 2019 by NigeHartley
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Penrose, NSW - 9 Mar 2019 by NigeHartley
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Penrose, NSW - 18 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Penrose, NSW - 17 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Penrose, NSW - 5 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Penrose, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Penrose, NSW - 7 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Penrose, NSW - 29 Jun 2018 by NigeHartley
Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose, NSW - 10 Mar 2018 by NigeHartley
Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose, NSW - 3 Feb 2017 by NigeHartley
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Penrose, NSW - 12 Jan 2015 by NigeHartley

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12 Apr 2021 04:33 PM Recorded on
  • NigeHartley Recorded by

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