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Asian Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris dicruroides   - Juvenile
Asian Drongo Cuckoo
Photographer : © Bikash Kalita
Location :outskirts of Guwahati, Assam, India
Date : 28 July 2014
English synonyms:Asian Drongo-cuckoo, Drongo Cuckoo, Square-tailed Drongo Cuckoo (lugubris), Fork-tailed Drongo Cuckoo (dicruroides), Square-tailed Drongo-cuckoo (lugubris), Fork-tailed Drongo-cuckoo (dicruroides)
Bird Family :Cuculidae - Old World cuckoos, koels & malkohas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :The form velutinus is now treated as a separate species Philippine Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus velutinus.

The form musschenbroeki is now treated as a separate species Moluccan Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus musschenbroeki.

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