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Cuculus sparverioides

Cuculus sparverioides (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Cuculiformes
Familia: Cuculidae
Subfamilia: Cuculinae
Genus: Cuculus
Species: Cuculus sparverioides


Cuculus sparverioides Vigors, 1832


Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London. Pt1 no.14 p.173

Vernacular names
Česky: Kukačka krahujčí

The Large Hawk-Cuckoo (Hierococcyx sparverioides) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family.

They call in summer and the About this sound calling (help·info) goes on well after dusk.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Found as a vagrant on Christmas Island.[2] The subspecies C. s. bocki of the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo is sometimes considered a separate species, the Dark Hawk-cuckoo.[3]

Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

^ BirdLife International 2004. Cuculus sparverioides. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
^ McAllan, I.A.W., James, D.J. 2008 Large Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides on Christmas Island. Australian Field Ornithology 25 (1):31-35
^ Payne, Robert B. (2005) The Cuckoos, Oxford University Press.

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