Asian Koel-Female


The Asian koel is one of the few bird species, that I have encountered, where the female is more colourful than the male. These koels are a very good example of a brood parasite- they lay their eggs in the nests of crows and other hosts, who end up raising their young.

The Asian koel is one of the few bird species, that I have encountered, where the female is more colourful than the male. These koels are a very good example of a brood parasite- they lay their eggs in the nests of crows and other hosts, who end up raising their young.

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