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Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo
Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo, also known as Renauld's ground cuckoo, is a large terrestrial species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests. Elusive pheasant-like ground-dwelling bird, remarkably attractive when seen in good light: bluish gray above, pale gray below, with red bill and legs, pale eye surrounded by blue skin, dark hood and long tail that both show blue and violet tones. Forages on or close to the ground in dense cover of lowland and foothill forests, where it can be difficult to see despite its size.
Scientific Name: Carpococcyx renauldi
IUCN Red List Classification: Vulnerable
Estimated number: Unknown (Number of Mature Individuals - Global)
February to March is the recommended time of the year to see this bird
It is recommended that you will need to allow 2 to 3 days to see this bird