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Common koel        Images © Mark A. Chappell

Koels are large cuckoos that specialize on wattlebirds and other large honeyeater hosts.   This is a female; males are black with red eyes.   It was feeding in a fruiting tree in Kakadu Park in the Northern Territory.

  • Canon 7D2, 800 mm IS lens plus 1.4X extender, fill-in flash