Lesser Coucal

Centropus bengalensis - Coucal rufin

Coucal rufin
adult plum. breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Cuculiformes

  • Family
    :

    Cuculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Centropus

  • Species
    :

    bengalensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 31 à 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Coucal rufin
adult plum. post breeding
Coucal rufin
adult plum. breeding

Lesser Coucal (Centropus bengalensis) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Centropus bengalensis bengalensis (India and Nepal to Myanmar, Thailand and Indochina)
  • Centropus bengalensis lignator (s and se China, Hainan, Taiwan)
  • Centropus bengalensis javanensis (Malay Pen. to Sumatra, Java, Borneo and the Palawan and Sulu Is.. Philippines.)
  • Centropus bengalensis philippinensis (Philippines. except Palawan and Sulu Is..)
  • Centropus bengalensis sarasinorum (Sulawesi and Lesser Sundas)
  • Centropus bengalensis medius (Moluccas)

Foreign names

  • Coucal rufin,
  • Cucal bengalí,
  • Bengalenkuckuck,
  • bengál bozótkakukk,
  • Bengaalse Spoorkoekoek,
  • Cucal minore,
  • mindre sporrgök,
  • Bengalsporegjøk,
  • ostrohár štekavý,
  • kukačka bengálská,
  • Bengalsporegøg,
  • pikkukukaali,
  • cucal de Bengala,
  • kukal bengalski,
  • Малая шпорцевая кукушка,
  • Bubut alang-alang,
  • バンケン,
  • 小鸦鹃,
  • นกกระปูดเล็ก,
  • 番鵑〔小鴉鵑〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Coucal rufin
adult plum. post breeding

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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