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Asian Koel

Eudynamys scolopaceus

Description:

Largish bird with a long tail. Ruby eyes and a glossy blue-black plumage in the sun (looks jet black otherwise)

Habitat:

My rooftop terrace...bribed with fruits. Since I cannot go out looking for them...they must come to me.

Notes:

Brood parasite. the female looks very different. You can see the pair here: https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/15...

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2 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 10 months ago

Yes, indeed! Like gems.

Brian38
Brian38 10 months ago

Those red eyes are amazing!

SukanyaDatta
Spotted by
SukanyaDatta

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Nov 24, 2020
Submitted on Nov 24, 2020

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