Malagasy Coucal

Centropus toulou - Coucal toulou

Coucal toulou
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Cuculiformes

  • Family
    :

    Cuculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Centropus

  • Species
    :

    toulou

Descriptor

Statius Müller, PL, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 139 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Malagasy Coucal (Centropus toulou) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Centropus toulou toulou (Madagascar)
  • Centropus toulou insularis (Aldabra I.)
  • Centropus toulou assumptionis (Assumption I.. Seychelles.)

Foreign names

  • Coucal toulou,
  • Cucal Malgache,
  • Tulukuckuck,
  • madagaszkári bozótkakukk,
  • Toeloe-spoorkoekoek,
  • Cucal del Madagascar,
  • Madagaskarsporrgök,
  • Tolosporegjøk,
  • ostrohár toloho,
  • kukačka toloho,
  • Madagaskarsporegøg,
  • madagaskarinkukaali,
  • cucal de Madagascar,
  • kukal malgaski,
  • Мадагаскарская шпорцевая кукушка,
  • アフリカバンケン,
  • 马岛小鸦鹃,
  • 馬達加斯加小鴉鵑,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Coucal toulou
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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