Green-billed malkoha

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Green-billed malkoha
Green-billed Malkoha.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Phaenicophaeus
Species: P. tristis
Binomial name
Phaenicophaeus tristis
(Lesson, 1830)
  • Rhopodytes tristis

The green-billed malkoha (Phaenicophaeus tristis) is a species of non-parasitic cuckoo found throughout South and Southeast Asia. The birds are waxy bluish black with a long graduated tail with white tips to the tail feathers. The bill is prominent and curved. These birds are found in dry scrub and thin forests.

Fraser's Hill, Malaysia, Sept 1997
Large green-billed malkoha ( Phaenicophaeus tristis)