Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Violet Cuckoo
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Chalcites xanthorhynchus, Chrysococcyx malaynus, Chalcites malaynus
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RangeSe. Asia, Greater Sundas and Philippines;
(1) Ne. India to sc. China, Burma and Indochina s. through Malay Peninsula to Adaman Is. and Nicobar Is., Sumatra and adjacent is., Java and Borneo.
(2) S. Burma.
(3) Philippines (n. Luzon, Banguey (Bangui) Is.)?
(4) Philippines (Luzon, Catanduanes, Mindoro, Palawan, Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Mindanao and Basilan).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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