Image: Common Koel, female

Common Koel, female

A female Common Koel is pictured sitting on a tree branch, surrounded by green leaves. Only its front is viewable, the rest obscured by the tree. Its breast is mainly white, with brown stripes and speckles. Its face is dark brown with a white stripe and bluish-white speckles. It has a small, rounded beak and a reddish eye.

R Viljoen
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