Story: Bird migration

Juvenile long-tailed cuckoo (3rd of 3)

Juvenile long-tailed cuckoo

This young long-tailed cuckoo dwarfs the whitehead foster parent that is feeding it. This photograph was taken at Blowhard Bush, Hawke's Bay, in January 2012.

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Christina Troup, 'Bird migration - New Zealand’s migratory birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 August 2020)

Story by Christina Troup, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015