Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Jacobin (Pied) Cuckoo Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Clamator jacobinus
Family : Cuculidae
Order : Cuculiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Pied Cuckoo, Pied Crested Cuckoo
Habitat : Villages
Description : The Jacobin Cuckoo is a crested bird with a long tail (adult bird length approximately 33 cm, weight 65 g, wing 15 cm, bill 2.6 cm, tarsus 2.7 cm, tail 16 cm). It looks black from above and white from below. It feeds on caterpillars, beetles, ants, bugs, etc. It breeds in June-August.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:David Farrow(www.xeno-canto.org/David Farrow), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.