Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Lesser Coucal

Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kuala Gula, Perak, Malaysia - Aug, 2004 © Tan Chin Tong  Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia - 2004 © Paul Huang 
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India, s. China, se. Asia, Greater Sundas, Sulawesi, Moluccas and Philippines;
(1) Nc., s. and e. India and Nepal to Bangladesh, Burma and Indochina from c. Thailand to s. Vietnam.
(2) S. and se. China, Hainan Is. and Taiwan.
(3) Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Palawan and the Philippines.
(4) Lesser Sundas and Sulawesi.
(5) Indonesia (Moluccas).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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