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Black-faced Coucal

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Black-faced Coucal Alternate name
Centropus melanops Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Centropodidae Family   
42 -48cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, in:- [Philippines:- Mindanao, Negros & Samar.] Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 3 white eggs, incubated in 15 - 17 days, fledging in 12 - 16 days, nest building & care by both parents. Clutch  
Invertebrates, small vertebrates, snakes up to 60cm & some plant matter. Food 
Found in one's and two's.              Habits
1295 World Number

Least Concern


Photo by Don Roberson Montereybay all rights reserved

wpe22.jpg (3339 bytes) Black-faced Coucal song at dusk (Centropus melanops)
Paul Noakes XC39535
06-05-2009, Philippines
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