Chrysococcyx maculatus

Chrysococcyx maculatus, Gm.

211. :- C. hodgsoni, Moore. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 338.

THE EMERALD CUCKOO.

Length, 6.5 to 7; wing, 4.25; tail, 3; tarsus, 0.5; bill at; front, 0.6.

Bill yellow, tipped dusky; irides red brown; feet reddish cinereous.

Above brilliant emerald-green with a rich golden gloss; beneath white with cross bars of shining green; tail, with the outer feathers barred with white externally.

Jerdon in his " Birds of India." states that this lovely Cuckoo has been procured rarely in Central India.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Chrysococcyx maculatus
Spp Author: 
Gm.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
128
Common name: 
Emerald Cuckoo
M_ID: 
6124
M_CN: 
Asian Emerald Cuckoo
M_SN: 
Chrysococcyx maculatus
id: 
11417

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