Couchal

The Burchell’s Coucal (Afrikaans name Gewone Vleiloerie and Zulu name umGugwane) is lovingly, known as The Rainbird because of their reputation for predicting impending rain.

KNP Burchell's Coucal

It is a common resident in riverine scrub, thicket and well wooded gardens.

It has a wide range of food including small mammals, reptiles, frogs, small birds and eggs. We caught a glimpse of this one in the Kruger National Park

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