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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Green-billed malkoha

Binomial name: Phaenicophaeus tristis (René-Primevère Lesson, 1830)

The green-billed malkoha (Phaenicophaeus tristis) is a species of non-parasitic cuckoo found throughout South and Southeast Asia. The birds are waxy bluish black with a long graduated tail with white tips to the tail feathers. The bill is prominent and curved. These birds are found in dry scrub and thin forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Cuculiformes
Family
Cuculidae
Genus
Phaenicophaeus
Species
Phaenicophaeus tristis

Synonyms

  • Rhopodytes tristis

Green-billed malkoha is found in following locations in Thailand

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Phaenicophaeus tristis in Thailand

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