LC
Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Red List criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2018 Least Concern
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency medium
Land-mass type Average mass -
Range

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence (breeding/resident) 4,400,000 km2
Extent of Occurrence (non-breeding) 7,510,000 km2
Severely fragmented? no -
Population
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
Population size unknown - - -
Population trend decreasing - inferred -
Generation length 4.2 years - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is probably scarce to rare (del Hoyo et al. 1997).

Trend justification: The species is tentatively assessed as being in decline due to habitat loss per Tracewski et al. (2016).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Presence Origin Resident Breeding visitor Non-breeding visitor Passage migrant
Bangladesh extant native
Bhutan extant native
Cambodia extant native
China (mainland) extant native
India extant native
Indonesia extant native
Laos extant native yes
Malaysia extant native
Myanmar extant native
Nepal extant native
Sri Lanka extant native
Thailand extant native
Vietnam extant native yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Laos Hin Namno
Laos Nakai Plateau
Laos Nakai-Nam Theun
Nepal Annapurna Conservation Area
Vietnam Ke Go
Vietnam Kon Ka Kinh
Vietnam Vu Quang
Vietnam Ngoc Linh
Vietnam Du Gia
Thailand Doi Inthanon
Thailand Doi Suthep-Pui
Thailand Khao Ang Ru Nai
Thailand Khao Soi Dao
Thailand Khao Yai
Thailand Mae Fang
Thailand Mae Jarim National Park
Thailand Nanthaburi
Thailand Thung Yai - Naresuan
Thailand Umphang

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens marginal resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable breeding
Altitude 0 - 2500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Chrysococcyx maculatus. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/asian-emerald-cuckoo-chrysococcyx-maculatus on 28/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/02/2024.