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Rufous Hawk-cuckoo
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Information
Common Name Northern Hawk-cuckoo
Range eastern China, North and South Korea, far eastern Russia, and Japan. Northern populations winter in Borneo.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Cuculiformes
Family Cuculidae
Genus Hierococcyx
Species Hierococcyx hyperythrus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Rufous hawk-cuckoo or northern hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx hyperythrus), is a cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is formerly thought to be conspecific with Hodgson's hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx fugax) and placed in the genus Cuculus.

Distribution

The rufous hawk-cuckoo is found in eastern China, North and South Korea, far eastern Russia, and Japan. Northern populations winter in Borneo.

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