In Thai: นกคัคคูเหยี่ยวพันธุ์มลายู, nok khak-khu yieow phan Ma-la-u
Binomial name: Hierococcyx fugax, Thomas Horsfield, 1821
The Malaysian hawk-cuckoo or Malay hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx fugax) is a bird in the family Cuculidae formerly considered conspecific with Hodgson's hawk-cuckoo and the rufous hawk-cuckoo. All three species were previously assigned as Cuculus fugax.
Hierococcyx fugax is found in far southern Burma, southern Thailand, Malaya, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra and western Java.
The Malaysian hawk-cuckoo occurs in a variety of forest types from plains level up to 1700 metres on Sumatra. It can also be found in cocoa and rubber plantations.
Hawk-cuckoos are brood parasites and recorded hosts include the white-rumped shama and the grey-headed canary flycatcher.
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- Hierococcyx fugax
- Thai: นกคัคคูเหยี่ยวพันธุ์มลายู, nok khak-khu yieow phan Ma-la-u
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)