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Black Coucal
Centropus grillii Hartlaub, 1861
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Centropus

Scientific:
  Centropus grillii

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1861

Reference:
  J.Orn. 9 p.13

Protonym:
  Centropus Grillii

Avibase ID:
  DB09507DAF8069D1

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554763

Geographic range:

  • Centropus grillii: Intra-African migrant south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Coucal
Czech:
  kukačka černoprsá
German:
  Grillkuckuck
Danish:
  Korthalet Sporegøg
Spanish:
  Cucal Negro
Finnish:
  mustavatsakukaali
French:
  Coucal noir
Icelandic:
  Black Coucal
Italian:
  Cucal nerastro
Japanese:
  munagurobanken
Japanese:
  ムナグロバンケン
Dutch:
  Zwarte Spoorkoekoek
Norwegian:
  Svartsporegjøk
Polish:
  kukal maly
Portuguese:
  Cucal Preto
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Black Coucal
Russian:
  Гигантская шпорцевая кукушка
Slovak:
  ostrohár čierny
Swedish:
  afrikansk sporrgök
Chinese:
  黑胸鸦鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coucal noir ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Coucal noir ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black-bellied Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black-chested Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black-chested Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Centropus grillii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Centropus grillii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Centropus grillii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black Coucal ( Centropus grillii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Centropus grillii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Centropus grillii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Centropus [toulou or grillii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Swartvleiloerie
Catalan: Cucal africà
Czech: Kukacka cernoprsá, kukačka černoprsá
Danish: Korthalet Sporegøg
German: Grillkuckuck, Grill-Kuckuck, Tulukuckuck
English: Abaya Black Coucal, Abaya Black-chested Coucal, African Black Coucal, Black Coucal, Black-bellied Coucal, Black-chested Coucal, Natal Black Coucal, Natal Black-chested Coucal, Togoland Black Coucal, Togoland Black-chested Coucal
English (Kenya): Black Coucal
Spanish: Cucal Negro
Spanish (Spain): Cucal Negro
Estonian: luha-kannuskägu
Finnish: Mustavatsakukaali
French: Coucal de Grill, Coucal noir, Coucal noiron, Coucal noirou
Hungarian: fekete bozótkakukk
Italian: Cucal nerastro, Cuculo fagiano pettonero
Japanese: munagurobanken
Japanese: ムナグロバンケン
Latin: Centropus grillii, Centropus grillii caeruleiceps, Centropus grillii grillii, Centropus grillii thierryi, Centropus grillii wahlbergi, Centropus nigrorufus, Centropus toulou, Centropus toulou grillii
Lithuanian: Afrikinė pentiniuotoji gegutė, afrikinė pentinuotoji gegutė
Dutch: Toulou Spoorkoekoek, Zwarte Spoorkoekoek
Norwegian: Svartsporegjøk
Polish: kukal maly, kukal mały
Portuguese: Cucal Preto, Cucal-preto-africano
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-de-barriga-preta
Russian: Гигантская шпорцевая кукушка, Черная шпорцевая кукушка
Slovak: ostrohár čierny
Swedish: afrikansk sporrgök, Svart sporrgök
Swahili: Dudumizi Mweusi
Chinese: 黑胸鸦鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 黑鴉鵑

 

         

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