Kōrero: Bird migration

Long-tailed cuckoo (2 o 3)

Long-tailed cuckoo

Compared with the shining cuckoo, long-tailed cuckoos migrate to a wide range of destinations across the tropical Pacific. They return to New Zealand, the only place where they breed. They lay their eggs in the nests of whiteheads, yellowheads and brown creepers, and these birds raise the chicks.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10029504
Photograph by J. L. Kendrick

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Bird migration - New Zealand’s migratory birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7226/long-tailed-cuckoo (accessed 7 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015