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Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Shining Bronze Cuckoo, Golden Bronze Cuckoo, Golden Bronze-Cuckoo, Golden-bronze Cuckoo, Shining Cuckoo, Golden Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): Chalcites lucidus


Dayboro, Queensland, Australia - Jan 12, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Coolum, Queensland, Australia - Mar, 2006 © Barrie Jamieson  Warriewood Wetlands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Mar, 2004 © Neil Fifer 
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Lesser Sundas, New Guinea, islands of the sw. Pacific Ocean, sw. and e. New Guinea and New Zealand;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Lesser Sundas, New Guinea and adjacent is. to Australia (sw. Western Australia and n. Queensland, New South Wales (Lamington National Park and Royal National Park in the Sidney area), Victoria and se. South Australia).
(2) Solomon Is. to New Zealand and Chatham Is.
(3) Solomon Is. (Rennell and Bellona Is.), Vanuatu, Santa Cruz Is. and Banks Is.
(4) Loyalty Is. and New Caledonia.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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