The elusive Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

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For large birds the Chestnut-winged Cuckoo (Clamator coromandus) is not easy to spot. This one seen as it was chased by a Pied Fantail. Other birds seem to recognise parasitic birds, even if migrants.   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, … Continued

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

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Watched a Chestnut-winged Cuckoo (Clamator coromandus) today and was first alerted to its presence by the classical metallic notes it makes; rendered by various sources differently but sounds like a beep, beep, beep to me. Chestnut-winged Cuckoos are said not … Continued

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

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Had only a brief opportunity to walk about today and spotted two migratory cuckoos. The Chestnut-winged Cuckoo (Clamator coromandus) is quite common but very shy for a cuckoo; so most times we just get a glimpse in flight. We have … Continued

© Chasing In The Rain- Male Eclipsed Red Junglefowl

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“I took a road less travelled early May 2013 and ended up at the buffer zone (Approx.1954sq.km) of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in North-Central Vietnam (above). “Situated in the middle of the Annamite Mountain Range, the gazetted Park (Approx.857.5sq.km) … Continued