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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cuculidae.

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  • Thirty-five restricted-range bird species are found in this ecoregion and include two threatened species that are also endemic to this ecoregion: the Sumatran cochoa (Cochoa beccarii) and Sumatran ground-cuckoo (Carpococcyx viridis).

    Sumatran montane rain forests

  • Rare birds noted in the nomination are Sumatran ground cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis (CR), Rueck's blue flycatcher Cyornis ruckii (CR), Storm's stork Ciconia stormi (EN) and white-winged duck Cairina scutulata (EN).

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

  • (Psittinus incertus), the great helmeted hornbill (Buceroturus galeatus), the pheasant ground-cuckoo (Carpococcyx radiatus), the rose-crested bee-eater (Nyctiornis amicta), the great gaper

    The Malay Archipelago

  • In the East, several of the small black cuckoos closely resemble the aggressive drongo-shrikes of the same country, and the small metallic cuckoos are like glossy starlings; while a large ground-cuckoo of Borneo (Carpococcyx radiatus) resembles one of the fine pheasants (Euplocamus) of the same country, both in form and in its rich metallic colours.

    Darwinism (1889)

  • Important bird species are Sumatran ground cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis (CR), white-winged duck Cairina scutulata (EN), Lophura inornata (VU), Heliopais personata (VU), Treron capellei (VU), Alcedo euryzona (VU), Pitta schneideri (VU), P. venusta (VU) and Cochoa beccari (VU).

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

  • Important bird species are Sumatran ground cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis (CR), Rueck's blue flycatcher Cyornis ruckii (CR), Storm's stork Ciconia stormi (EN), white-winged duck Cairina scutulata (EN), Alcedo euryzona (VU), Spizaetus nanus (VU), Mycteria cinerea (VU), Treron capellei (VU) and Pitta venusta (VU).

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

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