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Short-toed coucal

In Thai: นกกระปูดนิ้วสั้น, nok kra-pud niw san

Binomial name: Centropus rectunguis, Hugh Edwin Strickland, 1847

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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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกกระปูดนิ้วสั้น, nok kra-pud niw san

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

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