Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Lesser Cuckoo
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Little Cuckoo, Small Cuckoo, Asian Lesser Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. Oriental region;
N. Pakistan, n. and ne. India, Burma, e., c. and w. China, se. Siberia, Korea and Japan.
Migrant in Taiwan.
Winters mostly on the Indian Subcontinent and seldom in se. Africa and Madagascar.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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