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  Common Hawk Cuckoo

 

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A Common Hawk Cuckoo is a species of cuckoo that bears a close resemblance to the Shikra (fig.), a kind of hawk, even in style of flying and landing on a perch.

 

It is about 34 centimeters tall and the sexes are alike, with adults being ashy grey above and whitish with brownish-buff colouring below, that changes into brownish-buff crossed bars towards the belly. They have a broadly barred tail and a distinctive yellow eye-ring. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Common Hawk Cuckoo