06 August 2022

Green-billed Malkoha

This large bird (50-6ocm) suddenly perched on the coconut tree in front of my house while I was looking for a fledgling Magpie Robin.  Very close about 3 meters from my car park. I have to back off to get a full-frame picture, and not cut off the bird's long tail.

The green-billed malkoha (Phaenicophaeus tristis longicaudatus)
Foraging in the midrib of coconut leaf looking for insects and caterpillars.
on a mango tree.


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