|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.