Large cuckooshrike

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Large cuckooshrike
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Coracina macei
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At Bannerghatta NP, Bangalore, India
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Campephagidae
Genus: Coracina
Species: C. macei
Binomial name
Coracina macei
(Lesson, 1830)

The large cuckooshrike (Coracina macei) is a species of cuckooshrike found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. They are mostly insectivorous and usually fly just above the forest canopy. They have a loud call klu-eep and have a characteristic habit of shrugging their closed wings shortly after landing on a perch.

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