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Red-capped coua high pose, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar Quite pleased with this one, it took a lot of effort to get this bird into a usable view. Africa,Ankarafantsika,Coua ruficeps,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar North,Red-capped coua,Spring,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Red-capped coua high pose, Ankarafantsika, Madagascar

Quite pleased with this one, it took a lot of effort to get this bird into a usable view.

    comments (6)

  1. Lovely shot. Does it sound like the cuckoo we get in England? Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks. I'm not sure, it didn't make a sound at all. Posted 4 years ago
  2. gorgeous bird, lovely shot! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks, Annette! Posted 4 years ago
  3. Seems to be rich and Healthy birdy, Great catch. :) Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you :) Posted 4 years ago

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The red-capped coua is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family.
It is endemic to Madagascar.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jun 17, 2016. Captured Oct 21, 2015 07:55 in 4, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/400s
  • ISO2000
  • 400mm