Asian Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx maculatus) - HBW 4, p. 564
French: Coucou émeraude
Spanish: Cuclillo Esmeralda Asiático
Other common names: Oriental/Asiatic Emerald Cuckoo, Emerald Cuckoo
Taxonomy: Trogon maculatus J. F. Gmelin, 1788, Sri Lanka.
Asian and Australasian forms of Chrysococcyx sometimes placed in genus Chalcites. Monotypic.
Distribution: Himalayas from about Garhwal E through Nepal, Assam, Manipur, Bangladesh, SE Tibet and SC China (Sichuan, Yunnan), S to Myanmar, NW Thailand and C Vietnam; also Andaman and Nicobar Is, but possibly only non-breeding visitor to latter. Winters S to N Vietnam and Malay Peninsula, with apparently small numbers reaching Sumatra.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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A female perched, looking around for food, filmed from below. Locality Kaeng Krachan National Park, Western Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Mark Andrews 8 February 2012 1 year ago 48 sec 4
A female looking around on a branch Locality Zhemgang Road, Zhemgang District, Bhutan (Monotypic species)
Christian Boix Hinzen 5 April 2008 5 years ago 25 sec 3.5
A female catching insects and larvae in the upper branches of a tree Locality Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, North Western Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 27 November 2000 2 years ago 39 sec 3.4
This bird didn't care about the birders making foto's. Locality Khao Yai National Park, North Eastern Thailand, Thailand
Yoel Jimenez 24 November 2008 4 years ago 17 sec 3
One not so shy bird feeding. Locality Khao Yai National Park, North Eastern Thailand, Thailand
Yoel Jimenez 24 November 2008 4 years ago 42 sec 2.6
This bird is looking for food in the tree. Locality Khao Yai National Park, North Eastern Thailand, Thailand
Yoel Jimenez 24 November 2008 4 years ago 16 sec 2.3
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