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Makunda Birds-1423 - Cuculus micropterus | by Vijay Anand Ismavel
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Makunda Birds-1423 - Cuculus micropterus

Indian Cuckoo - I observed this bird fly to a branch with a large Limacodid moth caterpillar, catch it and beat it against its perch to break off its spines before swallowing it.

 

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

 

Date: 1st October 2014

 

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

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Taken on October 1, 2014