Black Coucal
Centropus grillii
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The black coucal is the smallest Tanzanian coucal. Its habitat is tall grassland, swamps and coastal lowlands. The left upper photo was taken in Tarangire NP (4-16), courtesy of Riaan Marais. The right upper juvenile (Mkomazi, 7-21) is courtesy of Bob Kasworm. The right 2nd row bird was seen at Mwera (3-08). The let lower juvenile was seen in the Serengeti (Seronera, 1-12). The right lower adult was also seen in the Serengeti (2-08), courtesy of Steve Dolberg. The other photos were taken at Ushongo (6-08). Click the photo above to see seven enlargements including juveniles.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Sue Stolberger, Steve Dolberg, Per Holmen, Riaan Marais
Stuart Webb, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 7-18-21