French: Coua de Serrès German: Rotbrust-Seidenkuckuck Spanish: Cúa pechirrojo
E & NE Madagascar from N Onive R to Andapa Basin, E to Masoala Peninsula and then W through Tsaratanana massif to Sambirano and Daraina regions#R.
42 cm; 298 g. Adult dark green-brown above, long blue-black tail, blackish brown below, chest dark rufous; bare skin around eye blue, iris brown, bill black. Juvenile with... read more
Noisy; repeated loud “koo ha”, a melodic “tee oooo”, also grunts.
Undisturbed rain forest. Tends to occur in more open areas and at lower levels than C.... read more
Food and feeding
Berries and fruits; also seeds and insects. Mainly terrestrial, foraging by walking on ground, or on horizontal branch; walks and runs,... read more
Nest a bowl of intertwined branches, 2–4 m above ground in a fern or pandanus. Eggs 2, white.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Present in several protected areas, e.g. Mantadia National Park (10,000 ha), and recently established (1997) Masoala Peninsula National Park (over... read more
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