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Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis   - Immature
Greater Coucal
Photographer : © Kaajal Dasgupta
Location :Bareilly (166m), Uttar Pradesh, India
Date : 5 December 2010
English synonyms:Coucal, Crow Pheasant, Crow-Pheasant, Common Coucal, Large Coucal, Indian Coucal, Southern Coucal (parroti)
Bird Family :Centropodidae - Coucals
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :While driving I noticed this bird spreading its wings on a tree. Even when it flew down to the sugar cane crop fields below it walked with its wings spread like this. - KD