Koel Photo Gallery

Pacific Koels (Eudynamys orientalis)


Asian Koel - FemaleThe true koels, Eudynamys, are a genus of cuckoos that occur naturally in Asia, Australia, and the Pacific region.

Koel Distribution

They mostly feed on fruits and insects. Their calls are loud. These brood parasites lay their eggs in the nests of other bird species for them to raise as their own.



Australian Koel

Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera) feeding an Australian Koel chick (Eudynamys cyanocephala cyanocephala)

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


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