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Oriental (Himalayan) Cuckoo Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Cuculus saturatus
Family : Cuculidae
Order : Cuculiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Himalayan Cuckoo
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Oriental Cuckoo is a slaty-grey bird except for some females that are brown (adult bird length approximately 31 cm, weight 90 g, wing 18 cm, bill 2.8 cm, tarsus 2.3 cm, tail 15 cm). The male looks uniform grey from above. It has a grey throat. It breeds in the Himalayas, China and Siberia in May-June.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Kevin Lin(www.inaturalist.org/people/Kevin Lin),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Mike Doohermore information, please contact us.