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Species profile—Eudynamys orientalis (eastern koel)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Cuculidae (parasitic cuckoos and coucals) → Eudynamys orientalis (eastern koel)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Cuculidae (parasitic cuckoos and coucals)
Scientific name
Eudynamys orientalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name
eastern koel
WildNet taxon ID
1738
Synonym(s)
Eudynamys scolopacea
Eudynamys scolopacea subcyanocephala
Eudynamys scolopacea cyanocephala
Eudynamys orientalis cyanocephala
Eudynamys cyanocephala
Eudynamys orientalis subcyanocephala
Eudynamys australis
Eudynamys flindersii
Cuculus cyanocephalus
Cuculus orientalis
Alternate name(s)
common koel
storm bird
Pacific koel
Indian koel
Australian koel
Asian koel
cooee bird
stormbird
rain bird
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
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=1738

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

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