Caliechthrus leucolophus

Written by on April 13, 2012 in Indonesia Bird with 0 Comments

Caliechthrus leucolophus, White-crowned Koel,  Kedasi Topi-putih

TCaliechthrus-leucolophus-01-400he White-crowned Cuckoo or White-crowned Koel (Caliechthrus leucolophus or Cacomantis leucolophus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is often placed in the monotypic genus Caliechthrus but it has a similar song to cuckoos of the genus Cacomantis and is genetically similar to the Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus). It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, occurring on New Guinea and neighbouring Salawati Island.


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