Snail-eating Coua

One of the Fifty Rarest Birds of the World

Coua delalandei

From "The Fifty Rarest Birds of the World" a collection of artworks in the form of a limted edition, collectible, leather-bound book of timeless quality.
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It is pure speculation that this terrestrial cuckoo may still exist. If it does, it will be in the remotest parts of Nosy Boroha, Madagascar. Habitat destruction almost guanrantees its demise, but local rumour keeps alive the hope of a small, never-seen population.
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