Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Chestnut‑winged Cuckoo Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Clamator coromandus
Family : Cuculidae
Order : Cuculiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Red-winged Crested Cuckoo
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : The Chestnut-winged Cuckoo is a crested bird with a long tail (adult bird length approximately 47 cm, weight 70 g, wing 16 cm, bill 2.5 cm, tarsus 2.7 cm, tail 24 cm). It looks metallic glossy black from above except for its chestnut wings and white neck-collar. Its black head has a crest. It has a black tail with white tip. This cuckoo sometimes joins mixed species foraging flocks and is usually seen singly. The breeding season is in summer.
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:Frank Lambert(www.xeno-canto.org/Frank Lambert), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.