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Species profile—Cuculus optatus (oriental cuckoo)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Cuculidae (parasitic cuckoos and coucals) → Cuculus optatus (oriental cuckoo)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Cuculidae (parasitic cuckoos and coucals)
Scientific name
Cuculus optatus Blyth, 1843
Common name
oriental cuckoo
WildNet taxon ID
1736
Synonym(s)
Cuculus saturatus
Alternate name(s)
Himalayan cuckoo
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
SL
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1736

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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