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Crested coua

Tropics·Bird

These cuckoo birds are endemic to Madagascar, meaning they aren’t naturally found anywhere else in the world. Being weak flyers, the crested coua is more often observed bouncing between the branches of a tree rather than flying between them.

  • Crested coua
  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life spanup to 15 years
  • Body sizearound 12 in. long
  • Native habitat Forests, savannahs, and shrublands of Madagascar
  • DietFruits, berries, small invertebrates and reptiles
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