(Last Updated on : 20-10-2015)
Large Hawk-Cuckoo is an Indian Bird
that bears a scientific name "Hierococcyx sparverioides
" is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. Large hawk-cuckoo has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion.
The population trend of Large Hawk-Cuckoo appears to be stable, and hence Large Hawk-Cuckoo does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion 30 percent decline over ten years or three generations.
The population size of Large Hawk-Cuckoo has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion. For this reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
Concentration of Large Hawk-Cuckoo
Large Hawk-Cuckoo is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Found as a vagrant on Christmas Island.
Distribution of Large Hawk-Cuckoo
The subspecies of Large Hawk-Cuckoo H. S. Bocki is concentrated in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo is sometimes considered a separate species.
Habitat in Large Hawk-Cuckoo
Large Hawk-Cuckoo has the natural habitats which are concentrated in the temperate forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.
Sounds of Large Hawk-Cuckoo
Large Hawk-Cuckoo calls in summer season and it goes on well after dusk.
Population of Large Hawk-Cuckoo
The global population size of Large Hawk-Cuckoo has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be a common or fairly common breeder in many parts of its range.