Lesser Cuckooshrike

This species is defined as a rarity. 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

Range:
Breeding Range: (OR) Southeast Asia

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

Local Subspecies: culminata

Size: 19-20.5 cm

Identification:
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)

Past accepted records in our database:

Past records, bar chart (see more bar charts):

Photos:

External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link
eBird Species page: eBird (Lesser Cuckooshrike)

References:
BirdLife International. (2016). Lalage fimbriata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021