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n. - Old World ground-living cuckoo having a long dagger-like hind claw.

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  • The endemic green-billed coucal and Sri Lanka whistling-thrush (Myiophonus blighi) are considered threatened.
  • The swamp pheasant, or pheasant coucal (CENTROPUS PHASIANUS) is also an early bird, and a bird of varied linguistic capabilities.
  • Three of these species, the Mindoro bleeding-heart, the Mindoro imperial pigeon, and the black-hooded coucal, are strict island endemics.
  • The avifauna of this region includes two strictly endemic species Neumann's coucal (Centropus neumanni) and the golden-naped weaver (Ploceus aureonucha, EN). for more
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