Ground Cuckooshrike


Ground Cuckooshrike
Ground Cuckooshrike
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Coracina
Species: C. maxima
Binomial name
Coracina maxima
(Rüppell, 1839)

The Ground Cuckooshrike (Coracina maxima) is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is endemic to Australia.

Conservation status

Ground Cuckooshrikes are not listed as threatened on the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Lockyer Waters, SE Queensland, Australia
Atkinson's Dam, SE Queensland, Australia


State of Victoria, Australia

  • The Ground Cuckooshrike is listed as threatened on the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act (1988).[1] Under this Act, an Action Statement for the recovery and future management of this species has not been prepared.[2]
  • On the 2007 advisory list of threatened vertebrate fauna in Victoria, the Ground Cuckooshrike is listed as vulnerable.[3]
Adult on nest


References

  1. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  2. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  3. ^ Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment (2007). Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria - 2007. East Melbourne, Victoria: Department of Sustainability and Environment. pp. 15. ISBN 978-1-74208-039-0.