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Northern Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx hyperythrus   - Adult
Northern Hawk Cuckoo
Photographer : © Pete Morris/Birdquest
Location :Japan
Date : Summer 2002
English synonyms:Northern Hawk-Cuckoo, Rufous Hawk Cuckoo, Rufous Hawk-Cuckoo, Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo, Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo
Bird Family :Cuculidae - Old World Cuckoos, Koels & Malkohas
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus (Hierococcyx) fugax is 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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