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Category:Centropus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Centropus

Description

Coucals are found in Africa, Asia, and Australasia.
These are medium-sized to large birds, with long, broad tails.
Most species are rather shy and skulking and feed on or near the ground. They aren't brood parasites.

Taxonomy

Centropus is a genus in the Family Cuculidae.
This genus is sometimes placed in its own family Centropodidae


Genus Centropus viewedit
C. milo Buff-headed Coucal
C. ateralbus Pied Coucal
C. chalybeus Biak Coucal
C. menbeki Greater Black Coucal
C. unirufus Rufous Coucal
C. chlororhynchos Green-billed Coucal
C. melanops Black-faced Coucal
C. rectunguis Short-toed Coucal
C. steerii Black-hooded Coucal
C. celebensis Bay Coucal
C. anselli Gabon Coucal
C. leucogaster Black-throated Coucal
C. senegalensis Senegal Coucal
C. monachus Blue-headed Coucal
C. cupreicaudus Coppery-tailed Coucal
C. superciliosus White-browed Coucal
C. nigrorufus Sunda Coucal
C. andamanensis Andaman Coucal
C. sinensis Greater Coucal
C. goliath Goliath Coucal
C. toulou Malagasy Coucal
C. grillii Black Coucal
C. viridis Philippine Coucal
C. bengalensis Lesser Coucal
C. violaceus Violaceous Coucal
C. bernsteini Lesser Black Coucal
C. phasianinus Pheasant Coucal

References

  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 1997. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 4: Sandgrouse to Cuckoos. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334221

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