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Blue Coua (Coua caerulea)

…a charismatic species of cuckoo (Cuculidae) which is endemic to the island of Madagascar, where it occurs on the north-western and eastern parts of the island. Blue couas typically inhabit subtopical or tropical dry/lowland forests as well as tropical mangrove and montane forests. Like other cuckoo species, blue coua feed mainly on insects but are known to take fruits and small reptiles. 

Classification

Animalia-Chordata-Aves-Cuculiformes-Cuculidae-Coua-C. caerulea 

Image: Olaf Oliviero Riemer