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Common Koel
Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis, cyanocephalus or melanorhynchus] (= Eudynamys scolopaceus) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Eudynamys

Scientific:
  Eudynamys scolopaceus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.111

Protonym:
  Cuculus scolopaceus

Avibase ID:
  5D43995351C97BC6

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 705305

Geographic range:

  • Eudynamys scolopaceus scolopaceus: Nepal to Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Laccadives and Maldives
  • Eudynamys scolopaceus chinensis: S China and Indochina; winters to Borneo
  • Eudynamys scolopaceus harterti: Hainan (s China)
  • Eudynamys scolopaceus [malayanus, dolosus or simalurensis]: NE India to Thailand, Malaya, Sumatra, Borneo and L Sundas
  • Eudynamys scolopaceus [mindanensis, frater or corvinus]: Philippines (including Palawan), Sulu Archipelago, Sangihe, Siau, Ruang, Talaud Islands, and the northern Moluccas
  • Eudynamys orientalis orientalis: S Moluccas (Buru, Manipa, Kelang, Seram, Ambon, Watubela)
  • Eudynamys orientalis [rufiventer, minimus, hybrida]: New Guinea
  • Eudynamys orientalis salvadorii: Bismarck Archipelago
  • Eudynamys orientalis alberti: Solomon Islands
  • Eudynamys orientalis picatus: Kai Islands and Sumba to Timor and Roma
  • Eudynamys melanorhynchus melanorhynchus: Sulawesi
  • Eudynamys melanorhynchus facialis: Sula Islands
  • Eudynamys cyanocephalus cyanocephalus: N Queensland to s New South Wales; winters to Moluccas
  • Eudynamys cyanocephalus subcyanocephalus: NW Australia to nw Queensland; winters to s Moluccas
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel
Czech:
  kukačka koel
German:
  Indischer Koel
Danish:
  Koel
Spanish:
  Koel Común
Finnish:
  variskäki
French:
  Coucou koël
Icelandic:
  Common Koel
Italian:
  Koel comune
Japanese:
  onikakkou
Japanese:
  オニカッコウ
Dutch:
  Indische Koül
Norwegian:
  Grønnebbkoel
Polish:
  kukiel zwyczajny
Portuguese:
  Common Koel
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Common Koel
Russian:
  Коель
Slovak:
  koel vraní
Swedish:
  Koel
Chinese:
  噪鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel ( Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis, cyanocephalus or melanorhynchus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel ( Eudynamys [scolopaceus or cyanocephalus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel ( Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis or cyanocephalus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel ( Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis, cyanocephalus or melanorhynchus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel ( Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis, cyanocephalus or melanorhynchus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel ( Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis, cyanocephalus or melanorhynchus])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coucou koël ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopaceus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopacea) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Common Koel ( Eudynamys scolopacea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Eudynamys scolopacea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Eudynamys scolopacea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Eudynamys scolopacea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Eudynamys scolopaceus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Bengali: এশীয় কোকিল
Catalan: Cucut coel asiàtic
Cebuano: kwahao
Czech: Kukacka koel, kukačka koel
Danish: Koel
German: Indischer Koel
English: Asian Koel, Asian, Australian, Pacific or Black-billed Koel, Common Koel, Koel
Spanish: Koel Común
Estonian: koelkägu
Finnish: Variskäki
French: Coucou koël, Coucou koël ou C. bleuté
Hindi: Kuyil
Hungarian: ázsiai koel
Indonesian: Burung Tuwur Asia, Tuweuw, Tuwur Asia
Italian: Koel comune
Japanese: oni kakkō, onikakkou
Japanese: オニカッコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 鬼郭公
Korean: 검은뻐꾸기, 초록부리뻐꾸기, 초록부리뻐꾸기(검은뻐꾸기)
Korean (Transliteration): chorok-buri-ppeokkugi, geomeun-ppeokkugi
Latin: Eudynamys [scolopaceus or cyanocephalus], Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis or cyanocephalus], Eudynamys [scolopaceus, orientalis, cyanocephalus or melanorhynchus], Eudynamys scolopacea, Eudynamys scolopaceus
Lithuanian: Azijinė gegutė
Malayalam: കുയില്‍
Malay: Burung Sewah Tahu, Burung Tahu, Burung Tuwu, Tahu
Dutch: Indische Koël, Indische Koül
Norwegian: Grønnebbkoel
Polish: kukiel (zwyczajny), Kukiel zwyczajny
Pinyin: gē hǎo què, guǐ guōgōng, pó hǎo, sǎo-niǎo, zào-juān
Russian: Коель
Slovak: Koel vraní
Swedish: Koel, Koelgök
Tamil: Kokilam
Thai: นกกาเหว่า, นกดุเหว่า
Thai (Transliteration): nók dù-wàw, nók kaa-wàw
Turkish: Kara Kukal
Vietnamese: Chim Tu hú
Chinese: 哥好雀, 噪鵑, 噪鹃, 婆好, 嫂鸟, 鬼郭公
Chinese (Traditional): 哥好雀, 噪鵑, 婆好, 嫂鳥, 鬼郭公
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 噪鵑
Chinese (Taiwan): 噪鹃

 

         

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