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Short-toed coucal

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 Cuculidae family.

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

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests 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)

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

Range map of Centropus rectunguis 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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