Lesser Coucal
 
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Lesser Coucal (Centropus bengalensis) is a possible rare resident in Haryana. This bird is found in areas of tall grass along the wetlands. In the field it is very difficult  to differentiate Lesser Coucal from its bigger cousin, the Greater Coucal.

Order: CUCULIFORMES    Family: Centropodidae    Size: 38 cm    Food: Insects, caterpillars, frogs, lizards
 

 

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