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Large Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides sparverioides   - Adult
Large Hawk Cuckoo
Photographer : © Aseem Kumar Kothiala
Location :Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary, Lower Dibang Valley District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 24 April 2017
English synonyms:Large Hawk-Cuckoo, Dark Hawk Cuckoo (bocki), Bock's Hawk Cuckoo (bocki), Dark Hawk-Cuckoo (bocki), Bock's Hawk-Cuckoo (bocki), Penan Hawk Cuckoo, Penan Hawk-Cuckoo
Bird Family :Cuculidae - Old World Cuckoos, Koels & Malkohas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :The Bornean population "Penan Hawk Cuckoo" may be a crypic, unnamed new taxon.
Ref: Eames, J., van Balen, B., Brickle, N.W. & Rheindt, F.E. (2016) Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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