Hierococcyx

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Hierococcyx
Hierococcyx pectoralis.jpg
Philippine hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx pectoralis)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Hierococcyx
Müller, 1845
Species

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Hierococcyx or hawk-cuckoos is a genus of birds in the family Cuculidae. The resemblance to hawks gives this group the generic name of hawk-cuckoos.

It is sometimes included in the genus Cuculus.

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