Taxon profile


Common Hawk-cuckoo
Hierococcyx varius (Vahl, 1797)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Cuculiformes - cuckoos »  family Cuculidae - cuckoos »  genus Hierococcyx

Scientific synonyms

Cuculus varius Vahl, 1797

Least Concern


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Hierococcyx varius ciceliae W. W. A. Phillips, 1949
subspecies Hierococcyx varius varius (Vahl, 1797)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22683846]

Bird Life [] [as Hierococcyx varius (Vahl, 1797)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [54792]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Hierococcyx varius Vahl, 1797]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Hierococcyx varius (Vahl, 1797)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Cuculus varius Vahl, 1797]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Hierococcyx varius]
Data retrieved on: 9 April 2013

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