Cuculidae

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus

Local Name: Kokil (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult Male

©Saikat Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 09/12/2015

Adult Female

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 21/02/2015

Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 07/10/2016

Adult female

©Debayan Gayen
MAMC Township, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 16/02/2018

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Male Juvenile

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/07/2017

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo / Red-winged Crested Cuckoo Clamator coromandus Linnaeus, 1766

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo / Red-winged Crested Cuckoo Clamator coromandus Linnaeus, 1766

Local Name: Khoyeri-dana Papiya / Khoyeri-pakh Papiya (Bangla); Lal Kuhuk (Hindi);

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Surajit Gupta
Uttarpara, Hugli/Hooghly, 28/10/2019

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Common Cuckoo/Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Linnaeus, 1758

Common Cuckoo/Eurasian Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Pati Papiya (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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adult male

©Chiranjib Dutta
Sundarbans, South 24 Paraganas, 29/09/2019

hepatic female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 08/11/2015

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/10/2015

Adult

©Nirjhar Banerjee
Bamondihi, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/05/2017

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Common Hawk Cuckoo/Brainfever Bird Hierococcyx varius Vahl, 1797

Common Hawk Cuckoo/Brainfever Bird Hierococcyx varius Vahl, 1797

Local Name: Chokh-gelo (Bangla), Upak (Hindi), Akka Kuyil (Tamil)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Rabindrasarobar, Kolkata, 08/01/2017

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Hijuli Forest, Ranaghat, Nadia, 07/06/2016

©Debayan Gayen
Nilnirjon, Birbhum, 23/01/2019

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/10/2013

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Life Stage Unknown

©Sagar Adhurya
Santiniketan, Birbhum, 13/07/2017

Song

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/08/2013

Greater Coucal / Crow-pheasant Centropus sinensis Stephens, 1815

Greater Coucal / Crow-pheasant Centropus sinensis Stephens, 1815

Local Name: Boro Kubo (Bangla), Mahok Kuk (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Juvenile

©Saikat Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 11/08/2015

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/06/2015

Adult, parroti subspecies

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/07/2016

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 11/03/2019

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Searching for food, Juvenile, Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis).

©Kaustav Khan
Dankuni, Hugli/Hooghly, 20/07/2019

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 02/04/2014

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/02/2014

Green-billed Malkoha/ Large Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis

Green-billed Malkoha/ Large Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis

Local Name: Bon-Kokil (Bangla), Bamura (Assameese), Sanku (Lepha)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Rontong, Darjeeling, 24/02/2018

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Rongtong, Darjeeling, 23/05/2018

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Grey-bellied Cuckoo/Indian Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus Vahl, 1797

Grey-bellied Cuckoo/Indian Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus Vahl, 1797

Local Name: Chota Papiha(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Hepatic female

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/11/2014

Juvenile

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/03/2015

hepatic female

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/11/2014

Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Garh Jungle, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/05/2017

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Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Garh Jungle, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/05/2017

Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus Gould, 1838

Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus Gould, 1838

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Immature

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/10/2015

Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Bibhutibhusan Reserve forest, North 24 Parganas, 25/05/2019

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Santiniketan, Birbhum, 19/06/2017

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Garh Jungle, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/05/2017

Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis J.F. Gmelin, 1788

Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis J.F. Gmelin, 1788

Local Name: Chhoto-kuku (Bangla), Ulu Kukuha (Assamese), Nyong (Lepcha), Kyok-kyok (Bhutia), Vari uppan (Malayalam)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Jaguli, Nadia, 04/03/2018

Immature

©Chiranjib Dutta
Jaguli, Nadia, 04/03/2018

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 15/04/2018

Non-breeding

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Andal Aerodrome, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/11/2018

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Lesser Cuckoo / Small Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus Latham, 1970

Lesser Cuckoo / Small Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus Latham, 1970

Local Name: Chhoto Papiya (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Pied Cuckoo/Jacobin Cuckoo/Pied-crested Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus Boddaert, 1783

Pied Cuckoo/Jacobin Cuckoo/Pied-crested Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus Boddaert, 1783

Local Name: Chatak/Pakra Papiya (Bengla), Kala Papiya (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/08/2015

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 29/09/2014

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
B1, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 03/06/2015

Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Barshul, Purba Bardhaman, 09/09/2018

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Garh Jungle, Paschim Bardhaman, 31/05/2018

Call

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/08/2013

Plaintive Cuckoo/Rufous-bellied Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus

Plaintive Cuckoo/Rufous-bellied Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Female

©Saikat Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 12/11/2019

Hepatic Female

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 22/01/2016

Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Tilpara Barrage, Birbhum, 22/01/2017

Female

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 12/11/2019

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