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Synonyms for Centropus

a genus of Cuculidae

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Sex steroids in African black coucals, Centropus grilli.
The bubut bird depicted here is thought by the Iban to call out to the souls of the dead in an attempt to persuade them not to cross over into the otherworld; hence, in the visible world, the call of the burung bubut (the common coucal, Centropus sinensis Stephens) is said to signify that someone has just died.
common yellow-bellied bat), Funambulus pennantii (palm squirrel), grey francolin, Streptopelia decaocto (Eurasian collared dove), Streptopelia tranquebarica (red-collared dove),Stigmatopelia senegalensis (laughing dove), Centropus sinensis (greater coucal), Merops orientalis (little green bee-eater), Merops superciliosus (Madagascar bee-eater), Coracias benghalensis (Indian Roller), Pycnonotus leucogenys (Himalyan bulbul), Pycnonotus cafer (red-vented bulbul), Turdoides caudatus (common babbler), Lanius vittatus (bay backed shrike), Lanius schach (rufous- backed shrike), Dicrurus macrocercus (black drongo), Calotes versicolor (common tree lizard) and Acanthodactylus cantoris (blue-tail sand lizard).
Records of the globally near-threatened Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis (BS) and Bornean Ground-cuckoo (4) Carpococcyx radiceus (BS) need confirmation.