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Asian emerald cuckoo

Thai: นกคัคคูมรกต, nok khak-khu mo-ra-kot

Binomial name: Chrysococcyx maculatus, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, 1788

The Asian emerald cuckoo (Chrysococcyx maculatus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Chrysococcyx maculatus

Common names

  • Thai: นกคัคคูมรกต, nok khak-khu mo-ra-kot

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Asian emerald cuckoo (male)

Asian emerald cuckoo (male)


Distribution map of Asian emerald cuckoo, Chrysococcyx maculatus in Thailand

Range map of Chrysococcyx maculatus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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