Greater Coucal (Crow Pheasant)

Centropus sinensis

FAMILY CUCULIDAE

(CUCKOOS)

Habitat: Jungle to cultivation and urban gardens

Distribution: Asia from India east to south China and Indonesia

Diet: Insects, caterpillars, snails, small vertebrates, snails, bird eggs, nestlings, fruits and seeds

Distinguishing features: Large, crow-like with long tail and coppery brown wings, ruby red eyes

20-May-2012

Pic: Harish Mahendrakar

20-May-2012

Pic: Harish Mahendrakar

Information on Greater Coucal