The Large Hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus sparverioides) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family.
They call in summer and the calling goes on well after dusk.
It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Found as a vagrant on Christmas Island. The subspecies C. s. bocki of the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo is sometimes considered a separate species, the Dark Hawk-cuckoo.
Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.