Species of Thailand

Short-toed coucal

Centropus rectunguis, Hugh Edwin Strickland, 1847

(In Thai: นกกระปูดนิ้วสั้น)

The short-toed coucal (Centropus rectunguis) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Accidental

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Cuculiformes
Family
Cuculidae
Genus
Centropus
Species
Centropus rectunguis

Common names

  • Thai: นกกระปูดนิ้วสั้น

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (BirdLife)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (ONEP)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (BCST)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Short-toed coucal, Centropus rectunguis in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Centropus rectunguis in Thailand