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Brush Cuckoo

Cacomantis variolosus

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A medium-sized cuckoo, with a warm buff colored chest and belly. Gray eyering and heavily barred tail (take care to identify from Fan-tailed Cuckoo which has a yellow eyering). Calls frequently with an exhaustive series of separate whistles that fall in pitch and speed. Also does the remarkable "brain-fever-bird," a call that is repeated faster and faster.

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