The Channel-billed Cuckoo, is the worlds largest cuckoo and often incorrectly described as a Hornbill, due it's large beak.
Common names: Channel-billed Cuckoo, Storm Bird, Fig Hawk and Flood Bird.
Modern binomial name: Scythrops novaehollandiae
First described: Latham 1790
Distribution: WA, NT, QLD & NSW
Reference Reader's Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: p.326, ill.326