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Asian Emerald Cuckoo

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[[Image:Asian_Emerald_Cuckoo.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Reini]] [[Image:Asian_Emerald_Cuckoo.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Reini]]
==Description== ==Description==
 +Size-18cm.Adult Male-Iridescent dark green head,upper-parts and upper breast together with white lower breast and belly marked with dark green barring diagnostic..Orbital skin orange;bill orange yellow with dark tip.(picture of Male)
 +Sub-adult-Male-..like adult male but entire underparts(including throat and breast)marked with white and dark green bars.
 +Female-Pale coppery green upperparts together with chestnut crown and nape diagnostic.Entire underparts barred.In flight both sexes show white band on underwing,at base of flight feathers.
 + Voice-A sharp Chweek,usualy uttered in flight.
 +
==Identification== ==Identification==
==Distribution & Taxonomy== ==Distribution & Taxonomy==

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Chrysococcyx maculatus
Photo by Reini
Photo by Reini

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Description

Size-18cm.Adult Male-Iridescent dark green head,upper-parts and upper breast together with white lower breast and belly marked with dark green barring diagnostic..Orbital skin orange;bill orange yellow with dark tip.(picture of Male) Sub-adult-Male-..like adult male but entire underparts(including throat and breast)marked with white and dark green bars. Female-Pale coppery green upperparts together with chestnut crown and nape diagnostic.Entire underparts barred.In flight both sexes show white band on underwing,at base of flight feathers.

Voice-A sharp Chweek,usualy uttered in flight.

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