large hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx sparverioides)
Description Cuculus strenuus = Hierococcyx sparverioides
Date between 1850 and 1883
Source Gould, John, 1804-1881; Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909: Birds of Asia., Volume 6, London http://archive.org/stream/BirdsAsiaJohnGoVIGoul#page/42/mode/2up
Author John Gould (1804–1881) & Henry Constantine Richter (1821–1902)
The large hawk-cuckoo (Hierococcyx sparverioides) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It 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. The subspecies H. s. bocki of the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo is usually considered a separate species, the dark hawk-cuckoo. Order: Cuculiformes, Family: Cuculidae, Synonyms: Cuculus sparverioides.