A Large Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides, believed to be a first-winter bird, was seen on Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, on 15 December 2005. This is an account of the observation, the first confirmed record of the species in any Australian Territory. This record has been accepted by the Birds Australia Rarities Committee (Case no. 494).
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Australian Field Ornithology|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2008|