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Sirkeer Malkoha

Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii

Notes:

The Sirkeer Malkoha or Sirkeer Cuckoo (Phaenicophaeus leschenaultii), is a member of the cuckoo order of birds.



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12 Comments

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Leuba,Karen,Sachin Thank you, for the wonderful comments !!! Its very encouraging :-)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Nice looking,

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Lovely photo Anjali!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Fantastic spotting! and what a lovely elegant bird - well done, Anjali !

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Malcolm Wilton-Jones , Though this bird is fairly common this was my first sighting and it just made my day.. Thanks, for the comment !!!

Super picture

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Thanks, Emma .. All the birds in the cuckoo family have such 'majestic tail!' to show off ... :)

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

what a majestic tail!

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Thanks, YogeshSave..

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 7 years ago

Wow! super captured.........

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

Thanks, Atul .. The birds beak and eyes stood out just like the colors in the dry desideous forest that I saw it in...

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

beautifully Captured Anjali!

AnjaliAnantharam
Spotted by
AnjaliAnantharam

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Lat: 12.97, Long: 77.59

Spotted on Feb 9, 2012
Submitted on Feb 9, 2012

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