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Crow pheasant

Centropus sinensis


Ruby eyes, Bold rust and black plumage. A distinctive, resonant Kub-Kub call. Clumsy flier.


Underbush. Sometimes in trees.


Also called Coucal. Called Kubo Pakhi in Bengali language, perhaps because of its call. Pakhi is generic word for bird.

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Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Aug 22, 2013
Submitted on Apr 20, 2014

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