Common Hawk-Cuckoo

Hierococcyx varius - Coucou shikra

Coucou shikra
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Cuculiformes

  • Family
    :

    Cuculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Hierococcyx

  • Species
    :

    varius

Descriptor

Vahl, 1797

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Coucou shikra
adult
Coucou shikra
adult

Common Hawk-Cuckoo (Hierococcyx varius) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Hierococcyx varius varius (India and Nepal to Bangladesh and Myanmar)
  • Hierococcyx varius ciceliae (Sri Lanka)

Foreign names

  • Coucou shikra,
  • Cuco chikra,
  • cuco-falcão-indiano,
  • Wechselkuckuck,
  • közönséges karvalykakukk,
  • Indische Sperwerkoekoek,
  • Cuculastore comune,
  • indisk hökgök,
  • Shikragjøk,
  • kukučka krahulčia,
  • kukačka jestřábí,
  • Høgegøg,
  • haukkakäki,
  • cucut shikra,
  • kukułka rudopręga,
  • parastā vanagdzeguze,
  • Индийская ястребиная кукушка,
  • ハイタカジュウイチ,
  • 普通鹰鹃,
  • นกคัคคูเหยี่ยวพันธุ์อินเดีย,
  • 普通鷹鵑,

Voice song and cries

Coucou shikra
adult

Habitat

Coucou shikra
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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