Zappey’s Flycatcher 

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The lack of a glossy black on throat, breast, ear-coverts and lores of this male supports Zappey’s Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cumatilis) over the Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana) (no contrast between these areas). For more information see: Paul J. Leader & Geoff … Continued

Cuckoo for ID (Indian vs Oriental)

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Saw this adult male Cuckoo today and I am trying to determine the identification. Using terminology, distribution and features from: Johannes Erritzøe, Clive F. Mann, Frederik P. Brammer and Richard A. Fuller. Cuckoos of the World, Helm, 2012. Also using … Continued