The Cuckoo's calling + other birds call

Spotted female Asian Koel after Black male Koel’s cuckooing :notes::musical_score::bird:
9.4.21
Mulund, Mumbai
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Aha! Good spot! :+1: :+1:
Did you manage to record the above-mentioned courtship (seem-to-be) calls between the male and female Cuckoo?
And how did you identify the birds as fe/male just by looking at them!? :face_with_monocle: :astonished:

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I missed recording the call. I was busy admiring the beauty😉
Females cuckoo was identified with help of Google lens
Black male cuckoo was hiding in the tree, so couldn’t capture

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I’m unable to upload cuckoo calls here. The audio file is not supported
Help!

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The cuckoo call starts slowly and the pitch increases slowly…
The call finally stops after a highest pitch
Let me know how can I upload this audio here

I’m able to upload audio on 21.4.21

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If you aren’t able to upload the audio directly, then you can try uploading the audio on a cloud sharing platform such as Google Drive and then share the link of that audio file here alongwith a description of the same :raised_hands:

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Male and Female Cuckoo calling 6.55@21.4.21
Mulund, Mumbai

Cuckoo calling different15.4.21@1.32pm

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Cuckoo calling @3.17 pm, 12.4.21
CuckooCalling7.4.21@7.03pm

Cuckoo calling, 8.38 am, 22.3.21

2020

Cuckoo calling 8.6.2020 @8;59

CuckooCall 3.6.2020_NisargaCyclon_6.38pm

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Bulbul Sound
26.4.21
8.45 am
Mulund, Mumbai
Priti Kanade
Bulbul calling video

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Very interesting :smiley:. Is it always like this, pitch gradually increasing and ending at highest pitch?

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Mostly yes
Sometimes different call is there
I have posted one above dated 15.4.21

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Really nice observations @Priti_Kanade

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Okay, I checked 15.4.21, @Priti_Kanade thanks for clearing the doubt.

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Cuckoo_Calling_16.5.21@7.19pm_BeforeTauktae_cyclone
Mulund, Mumbai

On 17.5.21, is raining from morning, the birds were not seen in trees. Birds had come out around 11, again went into hiding as it started raining heavily.

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21 June 2021 was Summer solstice

Cuckoo calling_22.6.21@19.45
Mulund, Mumbai

Cuckoo calling_22.6.21@19.39
Mulund, Mumbai

Bird calling_22.6.21@19.38
Mulund, Mumbai

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How do Birds chit chat?

Female_Cuckoo calling_29.6.21_17.42

Male And Female Cuckoo Calling_29.6.21_17.49
Note that here the male cuckoo starts with a low pitch and the pitch increases after a pause. It keeps increasing till the time it stops

Link for Audio


CuckooCalling_Multiple_Birds_Talk_12.7.21_15.26

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Please find male as well as female cuckoo’s call together at the end of the trail posted on 12 July

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Click here
Combined video of 7 types of Cuckoo calling wet: Male, Female, different occasions, pitch of calls…

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