Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): Fan-tailed Brush Cuckoo, Ash-colored Cuckoo, Ash-coloured Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): Cacomantis pyrrhophanus, Cacomantis pyrrophanus, Cuculus flabelliformis
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RangeNew Guinea, e. and sw. Australia, Tasmania and islands of sw. Pacific Ocean; Fragmented distribution; (1) New Guinea and Aru Is. (2) E. and s. Australia (n. Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory (Brindabella Ranges), Victoria and se. South Australia and sw. Western Australia) and Tasmania. (3) Solomon Is. (4) Vanuatu. (5) Loyalty Is. and New Caledonia. (6) Fiji Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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