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Plaintive Cuckoo
Cacomantis merulinus (Scopoli, 1786)
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Cacomantis

Scientific:
  Cacomantis merulinus

Citation:
  (Scopoli, 1786)

Reference:
  Del.Flor.Faun.Insubr. 2 p.89

Protonym:
  Cuculus merulinus

Avibase ID:
  54089C784D4DFF4A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554692

Geographic range:

  • Cacomantis merulinus merulinus: Philippine Islands
  • Cacomantis merulinus querulus: E Himalayas to s China, Myanmar, Malay Pen. and Indochina
  • Cacomantis merulinus threnodes: S Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo
  • Cacomantis merulinus lanceolatus: Java, Sulawesi and Togian Islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Plaintive Cuckoo
Czech:
  kukačka naříkavá
German:
  Klagekuckuck
Danish:
  Rødbuget Gøg
Spanish:
  Cuco plañidero
Finnish:
  valittajakäki
French:
  Coucou plaintif
Icelandic:
  Plaintive Cuckoo
Italian:
  Cuculo lamentoso
Japanese:
  himekakkou
Japanese:
  ヒメカッコウ
Dutch:
  Piet-van-Vliet
Norwegian:
  Klagegjøk
Polish:
  kukulka siwogardla
Portuguese:
  Plaintive Cuckoo
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Plaintive Cuckoo
Russian:
  Серогрудая щетинистая кукушка
Slovak:
  kukučka nariekavá
Swedish:
  sorgbuskgök
Chinese:
  八声杜鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coucou plaintif ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Coucou plaintif ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Plaintive Cuckoo (Plaintive) ( Cacomantis merulinus [merulinus Group])
eBird version 1.53:
   Plaintive Cuckoo (Plaintive) ( Cacomantis merulinus [merulinus Group])
eBird version 1.54:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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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 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Plaintive Cuckoo ( Cacomantis merulinus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cacomantis merulinus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cacomantis merulinus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cacomantis [merulinus or passerinus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Bengali: করুণ পাপিয়া
Catalan: Cucut ploraner
Cebuano: pitopit
Czech: Kukacka duhová, kukačka naříkavá
Danish: Rødbuget Gøg
German: Klagekuckuck
English: Plaintive Cuckoo, Plaintive Cuckoo (Plaintive), Rufous-bellied Plaintive Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuco Plañidero, Cucu Plañidero, Cucu plañiedro
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Plañidero
Estonian: väike-tüüdukägu
Finnish: Valittajakäki
French: Coucou plaintif
Indonesian: Burung Wiwik Kelabu, Wiwik kelabu
Italian: Cuculo lamentoso
Japanese: hime kakkō, himekakkou
Japanese: ヒメカッコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 姫郭公
Latin: Cacomantis merulinus, Cacomantis merulinus [merulinus Group], Cuculus merulinus
Lithuanian: Pilkakrūtė šeriuotoji gegutė
Malay: Burung Mati Anak, Burung Sewah Mati Anak, Sawah Mati Anak
Dutch: Klaagkoekoek, Piet-van-Vliet
Norwegian: Klagegjøk
Polish: kukulka siwogardla, kukułka siwogardła
Pinyin: āi dù-juān, bā-shēng bēi-juān, bā-shēng dù-juān, bā-shēng kāgū, bā-shēng kēgū, hóng-zuǐ āi-shēng kāgū, hóng-zuǐ āi-shēng kēgū
Russian: Серогрудая щетинистая кукушка
Slovak: Kukučka nariekavá
Swedish: Gråbröstad buskgök, sorgbuskgök
Thai: นกอีวาบตั๊กแตน
Thai (Transliteration): nók ii-wâap ták-ka-taeen
Vietnamese: Chim Tìm vịt, Tìm vịt
Chinese: 八声喀咕, 八声悲鹃, 八声杜鹃, 八聲杜鵑, 哀杜鹃, 红嘴哀声喀咕
Chinese (Traditional): 八聲喀咕, 八聲悲鵑, 八聲杜鵑, 哀杜鵑, 紅嘴哀聲喀咕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 八聲杜鵑
Chinese (Taiwan): 八声杜鹃

 

         

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