15 January 2011

Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus)

The Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in AustraliaCambodiaIndonesiaMalaysiaPapua New GuineaSingaporeThailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. This is the world's smallest cuckoo, at 17 grams and 15 cm (6 in).
The subspecies rufomerus is sometimes given specific status as the Green-cheeked Bronze CuckooChrysococcyx rufomerus.


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