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Black-bellied Malkoha

Thai: นกบั้งรอกเล็กท้องเทา, nok bang-rok lek thong thao

Binomial name: Phaenicophaeus diardi, René-Primevère Lesson, 1830

The black-bellied malkoha (Phaenicophaeus diardi) is a species of malkoha in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Phaenicophaeus diardi

Common names

  • Thai: นกบั้งรอกเล็กท้องเทา, nok bang-rok lek thong thao

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Black-bellied Malkoha, Phaenicophaeus diardi in Thailand

Range map of Phaenicophaeus diardi 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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