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Crested Coua

The Crested Coua is often very vocal before sunset. It gives loud, descending “guay-guay-guay-guay-gwuck” and often several birds call together and respond to each other’s, creating a melodious twilight chorus.

Crested Coua

Fun Facts

  • Crested coua chicks have white circles on the inside of its mouth that look like targets to help the parent birds find them in the nest. These distinctive marks alert the parents that the chick is hungry and begging for food.
Crested Coua

About

This species may be seen in our Madagascar Aviary.

Conservation Status:
Least Concern
Extinct Threatened Least
Concern
 
 
 
 
EX
EW
CR
EN
VU
NT
LC
 
Crested Coua

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