Greater Coucal is also known as Uppan in Kerala. These beautiful birds are found all over Kerala.
The photo is a distant shoot. Location : Shornur
This bird is found in almost all parts of kerala where there is little water body. Near to ponds, lakes, rivers, water running streams, drainage systems. They are widely being hunted in the state. It is also known as ” Chara Kokku”.
Photo: Swathyraja/Camera: Nikon D60/Location: Painkulam, Thrissur
Photo: Swathyraja/Camera: Nikon D60/Location: Ernakulam
This is locally famous vella Kotty or vella Kokku. It is spotted almost everywhere on the state where there is a little of water body is available.
Photo: Swathyraja/ Camera: Nikon D60/ Location: Neericode, Ernakulam
For further reference visit this link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intermediate_Egret
This is the famous “Myna”. This bird is spotted commonly all around the state.
Photo: Swathyraja Camera: Nikon D60
For more reference visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Myna