Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike

Taxobox
name = Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike


status = LC | status_system = IUCN3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Passeriformes
familia = Campephagidae
genus = "Coracina"
species = "C. caledonica"
binomial = "Coracina caledonica"
binomial_authority = (Gmelin, 1788)
synonyms =
The Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike ("Coracina caledonica") is an uncommon species of bird in the cuckoo-shrike family.It is found in New Caledonia, Bougainville Island, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. The species is a large (32-37 cm) cuckoo-shrike with a long square tail and all over dark grey plumage. The eye of adults is yellow, whereas that of the juvenile is dark. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

ource

* (2004). [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/51264/all Coracina caledonica] . [http://www.iucnredlist.org 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ] Downloaded on 25 July 2007.
*aut|Doughty, Chris; aut|Day, Nicolas & aut|Plant, Andrew (1999) "Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu & New Caledonia", Christopher Helm, London


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