Wednesday, January 19, 2011


Green-billed Malkoha
The Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis is a species of non-parasitic cuckoo found in peninsular India. The birds are waxy bluish black with a long graduated tail with white tips to the tail feathers. The bill is prominent and curved. These birds are found in dry scrub and thin forests.
Kingdom:  Animalia
Phylum:  Chordata
Class:  Aves
Order:  Cuculiformes
Family:  Cuculidae
Genus:  Phaenicophaeus

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