Sunda coucal

The Sunda coucal (Centropus nigrorufus) is cuckoo species in the family Cuculidae that is endemic to Java in Indonesia. It has been listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1994, as the population is small and threatened by habitat destruction and trapping.[1]

Sunda coucal
Centropus nigrorufus at mangrove surabaya.jpg
At mangroves near Surabaya, East Java
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Centropus
C. nigrorufus
Binomial name
Centropus nigrorufus
(Cuvier, 1817)

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and swampland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2016). "Centropus nigrorufus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22684236A93020531.

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