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Red-billed malkoha

Thai: นกบั้งรอกปากแดง

Binomial name: Zanclostomus javanicus, Thomas Horsfield, 1821

The red-billed malkoha (Phaenicophaeus javanicus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Cuculiformes
Family
Cuculidae
Genus
Zanclostomus
Species
Zanclostomus javanicus

Common names

  • Thai:
    • นกบั้งรอกปากแดง
    • นกบั้งรอกปากแดง, nok bang-rok paak daeng

Subspecies

  • Zanclostomus javanicus factus

  • Zanclostomus javanicus javanicus, Thomas Horsfield, 1821

  • Zanclostomus javanicus natunensis, Frederick Nutter Chasen, 1935

  • Zanclostomus javanicus pallidus, Herbert Christopher Robinson & Cecil Boden Kloss, 1921

Synonyms

  • Phaenicophaeus javanicus, Thomas Horsfield (1821)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Red-billed malkoha, Zanclostomus javanicus in Thailand

Range map of Zanclostomus javanicus 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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