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
Photograph by J. L. Kendrick
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