French: Coucou à moustaches German: Bartkuckuck Spanish: Cuco bigotudo
S Myanmar (S Tenasserim, including Mergui Archipelago) and S Thailand S through Peninsular Malaysia to Sumatra and Borneo; recent records from S Laos.
26 cm; 53–63·4 g. Adult dark brown above, crown dark grey, cheek and throat whitish, broad black moustache, tail barred grey and black, wings barred lighter... read more
Two-syllable phrase, “kang koh”, repeated every 2 sec; also mellow whistle, “peu... read more
Forest edge and secondary forest, especially lower hill slopes and lowlands, alluvial forest,... read more
Food and feeding
In Malaysia, singing peaks in Feb and a juvenile seen in Jul. Brood-parasitic: hosts unknown. No information on breeding biology.
Resident and partially migratory; details unknown.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Like all forest species, may be vulnerable to further deforestation as is the case in Thailand, where species is considered an uncommon resident.... read more
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