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Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Indian Cuckoo (Cuculus micropterus) - HBW 4, p. 553

French: Coucou à ailes courtes German: Kurzflügelkuckuck Spanish: Cuco Alicorto
Other common names: Short-winged Cuckoo

Taxonomy: Cuculus micropterus Gould, 1837, Himalayas.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • micropterus Gould, 1837 - Kashmir and Himalayan foothills S through India to Sri Lanka, and E through Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand to E China, Mongolia, Korea and Russian Far East; winters S to Andaman and Nicobar Is, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Philippines.
  • concretus S. Müller, 1845 - Vietnam, S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.