French: Malcoha rouverdin German: Schimmerkuckuck Spanish: Malcoha pechicastaño
Other common names:
Palawan Malkoha (harringtoni)
Subspecies and Distribution
P. c. singularis
(Parrot, 1907) – S Myanmar (Tenasserim), S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia to Sumatra.
P. c. curvirostris
(Shaw, 1810) – W & C Java.
P. c. deningeri
Stresemann, 1913 – E Java and Bali.
P. c. microrhinus
Berlepsch, 1895 – Borneo, Natuna Is#R and Bangka.
P. c. harringtoni
(Sharpe, 1877) – SW Philippines (Calamian Group, Palawan, Balabac).
42–50 cm; male 145–160 g, female 163–165 g (nominate), male 134–155 g (microrhinus), male 111–177 g (harringtoni), 188–... read more
A low “kuk-kuk”, ticking or knocking calls like a clucking chicken, and a faster... read more
Thickets in primary forest (e.g. lowland and hill dipterocarp, peat-swamp, alluvial, logged and... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including caterpillars (hairy and hairless) (Lasiocampidae), grasshoppers (Acrididae), crickets, beetles, cockroaches, stick... read more
Breeds Jan–Mar and Jun–Jul in Malaysia (eggs), Jan in Sumatra (eggs), Apr, Jul and Nov in Java (nestlings, recently fledged... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. A common species in lowlands of S Thailand, Borneo and Philippines, and fairly common to common in Peninsular Malaysia, and on Sumatra, Java and Bali... read more
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