Scientific Name: Eudynamys scolopacea Common Name: Asian Koel Other Names: Koel, Kokila
Identifying Features: Black body, long tail, yellowish green beak, red eyes, grey legs
- They are brood parasite that lay their eggs in the nest of crow and other hosts where the young are raised by the foster parents.
- It is widely symbolized in Indian Poetry.
This image was clicked by Sandeep Gangadharan – via Flickr.
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