Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Greater Coucal

Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis

Described by: Stephens (1815)
Alternate common name(s): Common Crow-pheasant, Crow-pheasant, Common Coucal, Large Coucal, Lark-heeled Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Dec 1, 2001 © Dave Behrens  Taman Negara, Malaysia - Jun, 2008 © Kent Nickell  Selangor, Malaysia - Sep 19, 2003 © Alister Benn  Lamma Island, Hong Kong - Jan, 2008 © Neil Fifer  Lamma Island, Hong Kong - Oct, 2005 © Neil Fifer 
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India, s. China, se. Asia, Greater Sundas and w. Philippines;
(1) E. Pakistan, n. India to Burma, s. China (Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong, and Hainan Is.).
(2) C. and s. India and Sri Lanka. Nicobar Is.
(3) Burma, s. Thailand, Indochina and Hainan Is.
(4) Malaysia, Sumatra and adjacent is., Borneo, n. Natuna Is.
(5) C. and sw. Philippines ( Palawan(?) Balabac, Cagayan Sulu and Basilan Is.) and Sulu Archipelago.
(6) Java and Bali.
(7) Kangean Is. n. of Bali.


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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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