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Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis) (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Icteridae

Scientific:
  Molothrus bonariensis
Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Protonym:
  Tanagra bonariensis

Avibase ID:
  AA7798040CC37113

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179117

Geographic range:

  • Molothrus bonariensis bonariensis: E Bolivia to Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay and c Argentina
  • Molothrus bonariensis minimus: L Antilles (n to Martinique), Trinidad, Tobago, Guianas, n Brazil
  • Molothrus bonariensis cabanisii: E Panama (Darién) to Colombia
  • Molothrus bonariensis venezuelensis: Tropical e Colombia and n Venezuela
  • Molothrus bonariensis aequatorialis: Tropical sw Colombia to w Ecuador and Isla Puná
  • Molothrus bonariensis occidentalis: Extreme sw Ecuador (Loja) and w Peru (south to Lima)
  • Molothrus bonariensis riparius: Tropical e Peru (Río Ucayali) to lower Amazon Valley (Pará)
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Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Shiny Cowbird
Czech:
  vlhovec modrolesklý
German:
  SeidenkKuhstärling
Danish:
  Silkekostær
Spanish:
  Tordo Renegrido
Finnish:
  hohtoturpiaali
French:
  Vacher luisant
Italian:
  Molotro splendente
Japanese:
  teribanekouuchou
Japanese:
  テリバネコウウチョウ
Dutch:
  Glanskoevogel
Norwegian:
  Silketrupial
Polish:
  starzyk granatowy
Portuguese:
  Chopim-gaudério o maria-preta
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Vira-bosta
Russian:
  Блестящий коровий трупиал
Slovak:
  zanášač kravský
Swedish:
  Glanskostare
Chinese:
  紫辉牛鹂


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Vacher luisant ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Vacher luisant ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Molothrus bonariensis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Molothrus bonariensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Molothrus bonariensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Shiny Cowbird ( Molothrus bonariensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Molothrus bonariensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Czech: Vlhovec modrolesklý
Danish: Silke Kostærling, Silkekostær
German: SeidenkKuhstärling, Seidenkuhstärling
English: Glossy Cowbird, Shiny Cowbird
Spanish: Chamón Común, Mirlo, Pájaro Vaquero, Tordo, Tordo Común, Tordo Lustroso, Tordo renegrido, Tordo renegrido y Mulata, Vaquerita, Vaquero Mirlo
Spanish (Argentine): Tordo renegrido
Spanish (Bolivia): Tordo renegrido
Spanish (Chile): Mirlo
Spanish (Colombia): Chamón Común
Spanish (Cuba): Pájaro Vaquero, Vaquerita
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Pájaro Vaquero
Spanish (Paraguay): Tordo renegrido, Tordo renegrido y Mulata
Spanish (Uruguay): Tordo Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Tordo Mirlo
Finnish: Hohtoturpiaali
French: Carouge soyeux, Molothre brunâtre, Vacher luisant
Guadeloupean Creole French: Merle de Ste Lucie
Guarani: Guyraû
Haitian Creole French: Reskiyè
Hungarian: kékfejű gulyajáró
Italian: Molotro splendente, Vaccaro splendente
Japanese: teribanekouuchou
Japanese: テリバネコウウチョウ
Latin: Molothrus bonariensis
Dutch: Glanskoevogel
Norwegian: Silketrupial
Polish: starzyk granatowy, Starzyk wielki
Portuguese: anu, azulão, azulego, caricho, chopim, chopim-gaudério, Chopim-gaudério o maria-preta, chupim, coricho, corricho, engana-tico, engana-tico-tico, Gaudério, godero, grumará, iraúna, Maria-preta, melro, papa-arroz, parasita, Pássaro-preto, vira, vira-bosta
Portuguese (Brazil): anu, azulão, azulego, caricho, chopim, chopim-gaudério, chupim, coricho, corricho, engana-tico, engana-tico-tico, gaudério, godero, grumará, iraúna, maria-preta, melro, papa-arroz, parasita, pássaro-preto, vira, Vira-bosta
Russian: Блестящий коровий трупиал
Slovak: zanášač kravský
Swedish: Glanskostare
Chinese: 紫辉牛鹂

 

         

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