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Asian Drongo Cuckoo

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Asian Drongo Cuckoo by Dr Manjeet Singh.

Alternate name
Surniculus lugubris Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
25 cm Length
Tropical mangrove, forest & shrubland, up to 2,100 m, in:- Bangladesh, Bhutan, Island of Borneo, Cambodia, China, [Indonesia:- Bali, Bangka, Java, (Mollucas:- Halmahera,) Nias, Riau Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra] India, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines:- Palawan] Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Brood parasitic; hosts usualy babblers; young evict eggs and chicks of hosts. Clutch  
Caterpillars and other soft insects, sometimes figs. Food   Diet
1236 World Number

Least Concern


view photos Photo by Dr Manjeet Singh all rights reserved August 08

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 Drongo Cuckoo song
(Surniculus lugubris)
David Farrow XC37602
1-4-2007, India

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Video by bogabirder all rights reserved

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Drongo cuckoo @ Karkala

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