Scientific Name: Centropus sinensis Common Name: Greater Coucal, Crow Pheasant Other Name: Mahok, Bharadwaj, Kali Kaka, Uppan, Kamadi Kukkar
Identifying Features: black color, chestnut brown wings, red eyes, black head, long tail
- Greater Coucals are known as non-parasitic cuckoos because unlike Cuckoos they raise their own chicks.
- The are also known for eating birds’ eggs and nestlings.
This image was clicked by Neil Hilton – via Flickr.
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