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Philippine Hawk Cuckoo Hierococcyx pectoralis   - Subadult
Philippine Hawk Cuckoo
Photographer : © Rob Hutchinson/Birdtour Asia
Location :Pasonanca watershed, Zamboanga, Philippines
Date : March 2008
English synonyms:Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo, Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo, Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo
Bird Family :Cuculidae - Old World Cuckoos, Koels & Malkohas
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Philippines (Cebu, Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Palawan, Sibuyan).

Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus (Hierococcyx) fugax is split into four species: Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus nisicolor, Northern Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus hyperythrus, Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus pectoralis and Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus fugax. King, Ben F. 2002. The Hierococcyx fugax, Hodgson’s Hawk Cuckoo, complex. Bull. B. O. C. 122 (1): 74-80.

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