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Asian Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris  
Asian Drongo Cuckoo
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 14 November 2018
English synonyms:Asian Drongo-cuckoo, Drongo Cuckoo, Square-tailed Drongo Cuckoo (lugubris), Fork-tailed Drongo Cuckoo (dicruroides), Square-tailed Drongo-cuckoo (lugubris), Fork-tailed Drongo-cuckoo (dicruroides)
Bird Family :Cuculidae - Old World Cuckoos, Koels & Malkohas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Using nomenclature from “Cuckoos of the World, by Johannes Erritzøe, Clive F. Mann, Frederik P. Brammer and Richard A. Fuller. Helm, 2012” this could be the Fork-tailed Drongo-cuckoo (Surniculus dicruroides).
Taxonomic Notes :The form velutinus is now treated as a separate species Philippine Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus velutinus.

The form musschenbroeki is now treated as a separate species Moluccan Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus musschenbroeki.

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