Recently proposed splits for the family Old World Cuckoos

Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo     Cuculus fugax
Horsfield   1821
s Tenasserim; s peninsular Thailand; peninsular Malaysia; Indonesia: Sumatra, Borneo and satellite islands
 

Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo     Cuculus pectoralis
(Cabanis & Heine)   1863
Philippines: Palawan, Luzon, Mindoro, Sibuyan, Cebu, Negros, Leyte and Mindanao
split from: Cuculus fugax
insert after: Cuculus fugax
Robert B. Payne,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 4, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1997
 

Northern Hawk-Cuckoo     Cuculus hyperythrus
Gould   1856
Korea; e Russia: se Siberia (Ussuriland); China: Sichuan e to Hubei s to lower Yangtze valley; Japan. Migrates s to se Asia, Sulawesi, Borneo.
split from: Cuculus fugax
insert after: Cuculus pectoralis
Ben F. King,
The Hierococcyx fugax, Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo, complex
Bulletin B.O.C. 122, 1 (2002): 74-80
 
Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo     Cuculus nisicolor
Blyth   1843
Nepal; Bhutan; Sikkim; s China: Sichuan and s Jiangsu s; Birma; Thailand. Winters s to peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and Java.
split from: Cuculus fugax
insert after: Cuculus hyperythrus
Ben F. King,
The Hierococcyx fugax, Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo, complex
Bulletin B.O.C. 122, 1 (2002): 74-80
 

Asian Drongo-cuckoo     Surniculus lugubris
(Horsfield)   1821
sw,s,ne India e to; s China s to; Birma; Thailand; Laos; Cambodia; Vietnam; Malaysia; Indonesia; w Philippines: Balabac, Palawan
 

Philippine Drongo-cuckoo     Surniculus velutinus
Sharpe   1877
Philippines: most islands except Palawan
split from: Surniculus lugubris
insert after: Surniculus lugubris
Robert B. Payne,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 4, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1997

 

Bornean Ground-Cuckoo     Carpococcyx radiatus
(Temminck)   1832
ne Indonesia: Borneo, lowlands and foothills
 

Sumatran Ground-Cuckoo     Carpococcyx viridis
Salvadori   1879
w Indonesia: sw Sumatra, Barisan Range, recorded between 300-1400 m
split from: Carpococcyx radiatus
insert after: Carpococcyx radiatus
Nigel J. Collar & Adrian J. Long,
Taxonomy and names of Carpococcyx cuckoos from the Greater Sundas
Forktail 11 (1996):135-150
 

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