koel

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koel

(ˈkəʊəl)
n
(Animals) any of several parasitic cuckoos of the genus Eudynamys, esp E. scolopacea, of S and SE Asia and Australia
[C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit kokila]
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Maximum average of Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopacea) was observed in Medium Urbanized Area i.e.
These are: House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), House Crow (Corvus splendens) Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis), Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri), Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopacea), Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii), Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) and Dusky Crag-Martins.
There are two birds that seem to be deeply ingrained in Indian culture the peacock and the koel (Indian cuckoo zoological name Eudynamys scolocea).
However, least observed species in 2001 to 2002 were Circus aeruginosus, Haliaeetus leucoryphus, Buteo buteo, Aquila rapax, Perdix perdix, Falco babylonicus, Gallinula chloropus, Gallinago gallinago, Eudynamys scolopacea, Saxicola caprata, Lanius vittatus, Falco concolor, Sylvia deserti and Lanius vittatus only one individual in each (Ali, 2006).