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 Burchell's Coucal

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Rain Bird   Centropus superciliosus burchelli Alternate name
Centropus burchelli Scientific name 
Cuculiformes                   Order
Centropodidae                  Family   
38 - 44 cm Length
Sub tropical riverine forest,bogs, marshes, swamps, fens, peatlands, shrub dominated wetlands, parks, gardens, often near still or running water, in:- South Africa Habitat-Altitude-Range
2(4)6 White eggs, incubation 14 - 18 days, fledgeing 18 - 20 days Clutch  
Invertebrates, reptiles, frogs, small mammals and birds and eggs. Food 
Usualy shy easier to hear than see, found in one's and two's Habits
1294  Sometimes considered a sub species of Centropus superciliosus World Number
Least concern Status
view photos Uploaded on June 15, 2007 by ruslou all rights reserved view photos Uploaded on May 22, 2008 by cybeR@NGER all rights reserved

Video by worldbirds

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White-browed Coucal Song
(Centropus superciliosus)
Patrik ?erg XC28635
30-12-2006, South Africa

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