Green-billed malkoha

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Green-billed malkoha
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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 Indian Subcontinent 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.

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phaenicophaeus tristis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.