Gujarati Name : હિમાલયનો કુહુકંઠ

Scientific Name : Cuculus saturatus

Red Data Status : Least Concern

Bird Category : Cuckoos

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Photographer : Mahendra Bhil

Location : Mahuva , Bhavnagar

Date : 13 ,Oct 2019

Remark : Mostly probably Himalayan Cuckoo as per the photographer since size was small, but separation from Oriental Cuckoo is not possible based only on plumage . Probable Himalayan/Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus/optatus near Mahuva, with notes on identification of hepatic morph cuckoos in Gujarat. FLAMINGO Gujarat. Vol. XVIII 1 Jan - Mar 2020

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