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Coral-billed ground cuckoo

Thai: นกโกโรโกโส, nok ko-ro-ko-so

Binomial name: Carpococcyx renauldi, Emile Oustalet, 1896

The coral-billed ground cuckoo (Carpococcyx renauldi), also known as "Renauld's ground cuckoo" is a large terrestrial species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests. Its English name refers to its coral-red bill, which separates it from the two other members of the genus Carpococcyx.

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Videos of Coral-billed ground cuckoo

  • Coral-billed ground cuckoo

    Coral-billed ground cuckoo

  • Coral-billed ground cuckoo -  Khao Yai National Park

    Coral-billed ground cuckoo - Khao Yai National Park

  • Coral-billed ground cuckoo - Khao Yai National Park

    Coral-billed ground cuckoo - Khao Yai National Park

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Cuculiformes
Family
Cuculidae
Genus
Carpococcyx
Species
Carpococcyx renauldi

Common names

  • Thai: นกโกโรโกโส, nok ko-ro-ko-so

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Coral-billed ground cuckoo

Coral-billed ground cuckoo

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Coral-billed ground cuckoo - Khao Yai National Park

Coral-billed ground cuckoo - Khao Yai National Park

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Distribution map of Coral-billed ground cuckoo, Carpococcyx renauldi in Thailand

Range map of Carpococcyx renauldi in Thailand

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