Greater Coucal

Greater Coucal

Greater Coucal is a large sized bird of cuckoo family and is also known as Crow Pheasant. In southern India, call of this bird is associated with spirits and omens. It is believed to be a good omen if one hears the deep resonant “coop-coop-coops” call while leaving the house Read more…

Asian Koel

Asian Koel

Asian Koel is a member of cuckoo family of birds. Koel are very frugivorous as their diet consists entirely on fruits. It is compared with nightingale because of the melodious singing. It is supposed to have derived it’s name from a Hindi word which has its roots as “Kokila” in Read more…