Moluccan Cuckoo, Cacomantis heinrichi

Recording AV#4888. Indonesia: Obi Island (-1.5, 127.7)
recorded by Frank R. Lambert

Recording Characterization

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Sonogram of recording #AV 4888
AVoCet catalog #AV4888
Audio duration (s)37.6
ID confidence and determinationless than 100%
[Ed.: description does not match either Brush Cuckoo or Moluccan Cuckoo Cacomantis heinrichi perfectly, the latter because the throat should be rufous according to Coates and Bishop; vocalization rather different from C. variolosus, only other species expected]
Sound types presentsong
calls of unidentified cuckoo seen fairly well at 480 m in primary forest inland of Pulau Obi. Like a Plaintive Cuckoo but dark plumage, brown above, greyish cheeks and throat, rufous-orange underparts, tail darker than back, undertail barred with white, b
Grade of best portiongood
very beginning of this call was missed; much quieter start.


LocationIndonesia: Obi Island (-1.5, 127.7)
Coordinates determined by: centroid; Google Earth; PCR

Additional Information

Recordist nameFrank R. Lambert
Copyright/permissionscopyright FRL, freely available for non-commercial use with attribution
Recording Equipmentcassette recorder