Carpococcyx viridis

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 Carpococcyx viridis, Sumatran Ground Cuckoo, Tokhtor Sumatra

55 cm. Large, terrestrial, forest-dwelling cuckoo. Long, full taCarpococcyx-viridis--01-400il. Sturdy green legs and bill. Black crown, shading to green on hind crown. Dull green mantle, upper back, neck sides, wing-coverts and secondaries. Brown lower back with broad greenish-brown bars. Glossy greenish-black wings and tail. Dull green lower throat and upper breast, rest of underparts cinnamon-buff, more rufous on flanks. Green, lilac and blue bare skin around eye. Voice Repeated low whistles (falling then rising in tone: WE-ow-WE), plus issued in a rising series (we-ow-we, we-ow-we, we-ow-we, we-ow-we; each phrase slightly higher than last)

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