Lesser Cuckooshrike

This species is defined as a Review Species. Please submit your records of this species via our record submission page.

Scientific Name: Lalage fimbriata
Malay Name: Selancang-Kelabu Melayu
Chinese Name: 缨鹃鵙

Breeding Range: (OR) Southeast Asia

Polytypic. Subspecies are: neglecta, culminata, schierbrandi, compta, fimbriata.

Local Subspecies: culminata

Size: 19-20.5 cm

Male has dark grey upperparts with lighter grey underparts and belly. Lores and ear coverts darker grey than rest of body, with black wings. Female similar, with barred underparts. 

Habitat: Forest.

Behaviour/Ecology: – 

Local Status: Visitor. Former resident, now extirpated.

Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)

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Past accepted records in our database:

BirdLife International. (2016). Lalage fimbriata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22706639A94081257.en. Accessed on 1 January 2023