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Coucal or Crow Pheasant


Large bird with black feathers on head and tail. The rest of the body is a dark reddish- brown. The eyes are like rubies. It has a very resonant call. Clumsy flier.


This one was exploring the vegetation on an abandoned house in a residential colony.


Please also take a look at the Andaman Coucal:

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Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Oct 29, 2014
Submitted on Nov 5, 2014

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