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Common Hawk-Cuckoo – Specimen 1 – ssp. varius – Male

Details

Subspecies: Hierococcyx varius varius (Vahl, 1797)
Unique ID: FTLB-GJ-036001

Date: 19 November 2021
Gender: Male
Location: Akhbarnagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Reason for death: Shock

Overall

Weight: 54 gm
Wingspan: 566 mm
One wing: 251 mm
Body Length with tail: 289 mm
Tail Length: 159 mm
Primary Projection: 16.2 mm
Wing-to-tail: 34.6 mm

Head & Beak

Head Length: 50.4 mm
Head Width: 19.8 mm
Beak Length: 18.4 mm
Beak Width: 8.6 mm
Gape Length: 28.2 mm
Gape Width: 16.5 mm

Legs

Femur: 28.8 mm
Tibiotarsus: 38.2 mm
Tarsometatarsus: 19.2 mm
Digit 1: 7.4 mm
Digit 2: 19.4 mm
Digit 3: 22.1 mm
Digit 4: 13.7 mm

Full Wing - Dorsal View
Full Wing - Ventral View

PrimariesWing Feathers

P10 (106.2 mm) Compare

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P9 (161 mm) Compare

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P8 (175 mm) Compare

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P7 (173 mm) Compare

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P6 (169 mm) Compare

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P5 (154 mm) Compare

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P4 (141 mm) Compare

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P3 (136 mm) Compare

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P2 (130 mm) Compare

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P1 (129 mm) Compare

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Secondaries/TertialsWing Feathers

S1 (121 mm) Compare

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S2 (122 mm) Compare

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S3 (116 mm) Compare

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S4 (114.2 mm) Compare

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S5 (109.9 mm) Compare

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S6 (105.3 mm) Compare

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Alulas

A1 (55.4 mm) Compare

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A2 (47.6 mm) Compare

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RectricesTail Feathers

R1 (190 mm) Compare

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R2 (184 mm) Compare

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R3 (182 mm) Compare

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R4 (180 mm) Compare

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R5 (161 mm) Compare

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