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Category:Taccocua - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Jugal Tiwari
Kutch, Gujarat, India, March, 2009

Genus: Taccocua


This genus contains only a single species, Sirkeer Malkoha.
An uncommon Malkoha, found in dry parts of the Indian Subcontinent.


Taccocua is a genus in the Family Cuculidae.
It is included in the genus Phaenicophaeus by some authorities[3].

Genus Taccocua viewedit
T. leschenaultii Sirkeer Malkoha


  1. Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to December 2007 (Corrigenda 7). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
  2. Gill, F and M Wright. 2008. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, USA. 2006. ISBN 9780691128276. Update (2008) downloaded from http://worldbirdnames.org/names.html.
  3. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view

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