French: Coucou fugitif German: Fluchtkuckuck Spanish: Cuco huidizo
Other common names:
Malaysian Hawk-cuckoo, Javan Hawk-cuckoo,
Hodgson's Hawk-cuckoo (when lumped with H. nisicolor and H. hyperythrus)
S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.
28–30 cm; 62–76·5 g. Adult slate-grey above, wings brownish, inner webs of inner flight-feathers and coverts white barred grey-brown and inner secondaries... read more
Calls Feb–Aug, including throughout moonlit nights in Apr, in Thai-Malay Peninsula, a shrill... read more
Lowland and hill dipterocarp forests, kerangas, peat-swamp forest, bamboo jungle, and cocoa and... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, mainly caterpillars, but also cicadas, beetles, small butterflies and locusts, in addition fruits and berries. Active in bushes... read more
Season very poorly known, but fledgling observed late Aug in Malaysia and laying late Apr (probably this species) in Sabah (Borneo);... read more
Generally resident; although suggested that northernmost populations of Thai-Malay Peninsula might... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Considered rare to uncommon over most of its range, including S... read more
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