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Giant Kingbird
Tyrannus cubensis Richmond, 1898
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Tyrannidae
Genus:
  Tyrannus

Scientific:
  Tyrannus cubensis

Citation:
  Richmond, 1898

Reference:
  Auk 15 p.330

Protonym:
  Tyrannus cubensis

Avibase ID:
  26D5D80FB61C7F71

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563629


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Tyrannus cubensis: Cuba and Isle of Pines; formerly Great Inagua and Caicos islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Giant Kingbird
Czech:
  tyran kubánský
German:
  Riesenkönigstyrann
Danish:
  Kæmpekongetyran
Spanish:
  Tirano Cubano
Finnish:
  isotyranni
French:
  Tyran géant
Icelandic:
  Giant Kingbird
Italian:
  Re dei tiranni gigante
Japanese:
  kyu-batairanchou
Japanese:
  キユーバタイランチョウ
Dutch:
  Cubaanse Koningstiran
Norwegian:
  Storkongetyrann
Polish:
  tyran kubanski
Portuguese:
  Giant Kingbird
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Giant Kingbird
Russian:
  Большой королевский тиранн
Slovak:
  postriežkár mohutný
Swedish:
  jättekungstyrann
Chinese:
  巨王霸鹟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Tyran géant ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Tyran géant ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements, version 2015:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Clements, version 2016:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
eBird version 1.55:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
eBird version 2015:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
eBird version 2016:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Tyrannus cubensis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Tyrannus cubensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Tyrannus cubensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Giant Kingbird ( Tyrannus cubensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tyrannus cubensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tyrannus cubensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: tirà gegant
Czech: Tyran kubánský
Danish: Kæmpekongetyran
German: Kuba Tyrann, Kubatyrann, Riesenkönigstyrann
English: Giant Kingbird
Spanish: Pitirre Cubano, Pitirre Real, Tirano Cubano
Spanish (Cuba): Pitirre Real
Spanish (Mexico): tirano cubano
Estonian: suur-türanntikat
Finnish: Isotyranni
French: Tyran géant
Hungarian: kubai királygébics
Italian: Re dei tiranni gigante, Tiranno gigante di Cuba
Japanese: kiyuabatairanchou, kyu-batairanchou
Japanese: キユアバタイランチョウ, キューバタイランチョウ, キユーバタイランチョウ
Latin: Tyrannus cubensis
Lithuanian: Milžiniškasis karališkasis tironas
Dutch: Cubaanse Koningstiran, Cubaanse Koningsvogel
Norwegian: Storkongetyrann
Polish: tyran kubanski, tyran kubański
Russian: Большой королевский тиранн
Slovak: postriežkár mohutný
Swedish: Jättekungstyrann
Chinese: 巨王霸鹟
Chinese (Traditional): 巨王霸鶲

 

         

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