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Greater Black Coucal

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Yapen Island, Papua, Indonesia - 2005 ? Mehd Halaouate Alternate name
Centropus menbeki Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Centropodidae Family   
67 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, dry & moist shrubland, below 800m, in:- [Indonesia:- Biak (Mollucas:- Aru,) New Guinea & Waigeo] [Melanesia:-  (Papua New Guinea, Iriana Jaya, Misool)] Island of New Guinea. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 3 eggs, no other dara. Clutch  
Invertebrates & small vertebrates. Food 
1271 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Mehd Halaouate all rights reserved

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 Greater Black Coucal song
(Centropus menbeki)
Frank Lambert XC24661
29-08-2008, Papua New Guinea

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