Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

Clamator coromandus

Order

CUCULIFORMES

Family

Cuckoos, Roadrunners and Anis (Cuculidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

CLACOR

ITIS

HEAD

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: Glossy black-green.
  • Forehead Color: Glossy black-green.
  • Nape Color: White collar on nape.
  • Throat Color: Buff to orange.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 36-46 cm (14-18 in)
  • Weight: 65-85 g (2.3-3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White to pale gray.
  • Upperparts: Glossy black-green.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: They have a straight path and use sharp wingbeats that have a slight pause between them.
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Unique Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Glossy black-green.
  • Under Tail: Dark with white to buff edges on feathers.
  • Leg Color: Gray to blue-gray.
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