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)
Synonyms
  • 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.

Kaeng Krachan Nat’l Park - Thailand
Fraser's Hill, Malaysia, Sept 1997
Large green-billed malkoha ( Phaenicophaeus tristis)
Now in bangladesh

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