Surniculus

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Surniculus
Asian Drongo Cuckoo.jpg
Juvenile S. dicruroides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Surniculus
Lesson, 1830
species

S. lugubris
S. dicruroides
S. velutinus

Surniculus is a small genus of birds in the cuckoo family. Its four members are found in tropical Asia and the Philippines. They are:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo 2.jpg Surniculus lugubris Square-tailed drongo-cuckoo Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia and is a summer visitor to the Himalayas from Kashmir to eastern Bangladesh
Fork-tailed drongo-cuckoo (Surniculus dicruroides) from the Anaimalai hills JEG3950.jpg Surniculus dicruroides Fork-tailed drongo-cuckoo peninsular India in hill forests although some specimens are known from the Himalayan foothills
Surniculus musschenbroeki Moluccan drongo-cuckoo Sulawesi, Buton, Obira, Bacan and Halmahera islands in Indonesia
Philippine Drongo-Cuckoo.jpg Surniculus velutinus Philippine drongo-cuckoo Philippines

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