Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Hispaniolan Lizard-cuckoo (Saurothera longirostris) - HBW 4, p. 598

French: Tacco d'Hispaniola German: Haitikuckuck Spanish: Cuco-lagartero de la Española

Taxonomy: Cuculus longirostris Hermann, 1783, Hispaniola.
Has been considered conspecific with S. vieilloti and S. vetula. Population of Saona I has sometimes been separated in race saonae.Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • longirostris (Hermann, 1783) - Hispaniola and Saona I.
  • petersi Richmond & Swales, 1924 - La Mahotiere and Gonâve I.

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