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  • n. Plural form of koel.

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Examples

  • You can often spot males perched in high positions calling and displaying, but koels are shy and are unlikely to let you approach them.

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  • Male koels are blue-black with a striking red eye and a long tail.

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  • Dunno koels, but try a whippoorwill under your bedroom window at night.

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  • Through the greater part of June and July the koels keep the crows busy chasing them.

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  • Young koels fall into three classes: those of which the feathers are all black, those of which a few feathers have white or reddish tips, those which are speckled black and white all over because each feather has a white tip.

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  • The nesting season is now at its height for the white-necked storks, the koels and their dupes -- the house-crows, also for the various babblers and their deceivers -- the brain-fever birds and the pied crested cuckoos.

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  • Something approaching pandemonium reigns in the neighbourhood of a colony of nesting crows: from dawn till nightfall the shrieks and yells of the koels mingle with the harsh notes of the crows.

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  • Very few crows emerge from the egg before the 1st of July, but, during the last week in June, numbers of baby koels are hatched out.

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  • Baby koels are as importunate as professional beggars and solicit food of every crow that passes by, to the great disgust of all but their foster-parents.

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  • Before the beginning of the month nearly all the young crows and koels have emerged from the egg, and the great majority of them have left the nest.

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