Philippine Hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus pectoralis) - HBW 4, p. 550
French: Coucou des Philippines
Spanish: Cuco Filipino
Taxonomy: Hiracococcyx pectoralis Cabanis and Heine, 1863, Philippines.
Often placed in genus Hierococcyx, along with other hawk-cuckoos, on grounds of notable morphological differences from Cuculus. Forms a superspecies with C. fugax, with which often considered conspecific (see page 512). Monotypic.
Distribution: Philippines, on Palawan, Luzon, Mindoro, Sibuyan, Cebu, Negros, Leyte and Mindanao.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
side view calling Locality Mount Kitanglad, Bukidnon Province, Mindanao, Philippines (Monotypic species)
Rob Hutchinson 21 February 2012 1 year ago 41 sec 3.6
A bird in a tree, looking around. Locality Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines (Monotypic species)
Desmond Allen 11 January 2008 4 years ago 28 sec 2