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Hierococcyx fugax(Horsfield, 1821)

Malaysian hawk-cuckoo

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Banjarmassing
Label transcription: [Hierococcyx varius Wal. (fugax. Horsf.) Bl. hyperythrus, Gould? Banjarmassing (motley) / moore P.I.J. 1859. p. 459] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Hierococcyx fugax (Horsf.) Loc. Banjarmassing. Ex. Coll. Wallace.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sumatra.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Cuculiformes: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Hierococcyx fugax
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring