Koels

Koel Photo Gallery

Pacific Koels (Eudynamys orientalis)

 

Asian Koel - FemaleThe true koels, Eudynamys, are a genus of cuckoos that occurs 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.

 

Subspecies

Australian Koel

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

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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