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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Cuculidae.
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(_Hierococcyx varius_), there is no external difference between the sexes, while in others, such as the Indian koel (_Eudynamis honorata_), and the violet cuckoo (_Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus_), the sexes are very dissimilar.
Mr Anderson's study is the first in-depth New Zealand research into the behavioural dynamics of the relationship between the shining cuckoo (pipiwharauroa or Chrysococcyx lucidus) and the grey warbler (riroriro or Gerygone igata).
Other birds found here include the emerald cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus), redchested cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius), greater doublecollared sunbird (Nectarinia afra), spotted flycatcher (Muscicapa caerulescens), sombre bulbul (Andropadus importunus), and the tambourine dove (Turtur tympanistria).
Chrysococcyx lucidus) and the grey warbler (riroriro or
Chrysococcyx lucidus), photographed in box-ironbark forest near Strathfieldsaye,
Chrysococcyx basalis), photographed recently in the Binya State Forest, NSW.