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Cerulean Cuckooshrike Coracina temminckii rileyi   - Adult on nest
Cerulean Cuckooshrike
Photographer : © David Bishop/David Bishop Bird Tours
Location :at 1320m in primary upland forest, eastern margin of Lore Lindu National Park, northern Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Date : 5 June 2017
English synonyms:Cerulean Cuckoo-shrike, Cerulean Cuckoo Shrike, Caerulean Cuckooshrike, Temminck's Cuckooshrike, Temminck's Cuckoo-shrike, Celebes Cuckooshrike, Celebes Cuckoo-shrike, Celebes Greybird, Celebes Graybird, Temminck's Greybird, Temminck's Graybird, Sulawesi Cuckooshrike
Bird Family :Oriolidae - Orioles, Figbirds, Cuckooshrikes, Trillers, Minivets & Flycatcher-shrikes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This may be the first time this species has been photographed at the nest. I found the nest purely accidentally whilst watching a huge flock. The nest was located in the mid-storey of tall forest circa 15m up virtually hanging over the road under which several cars per hour pass by. - DB
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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