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Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx nisicolor   - Adult
Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo
Photographer : © Umesh Srinivasan
Location :Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 17 April 2012
English synonyms:Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo, Whistling Hawk Cuckoo, Whistling Hawk-Cuckoo
Bird Family :Cuculidae - Old World Cuckoos, Koels & Malkohas
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :This bird was mist-netted, ringed and released.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic.
Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus (Hierococcyx) fugax sensu lato has been split into four species: Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus nisicolor, Northern Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus hyperythrus, Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus pectoralis and Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus fugax. King, Ben F. 2002. The Hierococcyx fugax, Hodgson’s Hawk Cuckoo, complex. Bull. B. O. C. 122 (1): 74-80.
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