The barred cuckoo-dove (Macropygia unchall) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is marked with beautiful colour combination and found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. It is rated as a species of least concern on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Endangered Species.
The barred cuckoo-dove measures 37 to 41 cm (15 to 16 in) in length, and weighs 153 to 182 g (5.4 to 6.4 oz). It has a buff coloured throat and forehead which becomes pinkish grey at the crown. The irides are yellow or pale brown, the beak is black and short, and the feet are red. It has blackish brown upperparts. The back, mantle (between the nape and the starting of the back), rump, wing coverts, and scapulars have reddish brown fringes. The tail is blackish brown, and is heavily barred reddish brown.It has a loud kro-uum or u-va vocalization, in which the second note is louder than the first. It is similar to the little cuckoo-dove, but it is much larger and darker, and is black-barred at the mantle, breast, covert, and tail.