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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Moustached hawk-cuckoo

Thai: นกคัคคูเหยี่ยวเล็ก, nok khak-khu yieow lek

Binomial name: Hierococcyx vagans, Salomon Müller, 1845

The moustached hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx vagans) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, southern Laos, Malaysia, southern Myanmar, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Hierococcyx vagans

Common names

  • Thai: นกคัคคูเหยี่ยวเล็ก, nok khak-khu yieow lek

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Range map of Hierococcyx vagans 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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