• Pheasant Coucal family

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    It is currently Pheasant Coucal breeding season. Despite the fact that they are part of the cuckoo family they do actually raise their own young. I mentioned last week that we have had a Pheasant Coucal crashing around in our garden. We have also noticed that the tree in the above photo has had a Pheasant Coucal in it on every trip out on the highway across Roebuck Plains in recent weeks. It has been way too reliable at being there, but now the reason is obvious!
    Adult Pheasant Coucal
    Pulling up near the tree last weekend we discovered that there were at least two juvenile Pheasant Coucals...
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