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Lesser Coucal
Centropus bengalensis (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Centropus

Scientific:
  Centropus bengalensis

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.412

Protonym:
  Cuculus bengalensis

Avibase ID:
  FD7D022A4569390B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554764

Geographic range:

  • Centropus bengalensis bengalensis: India and Nepal to Bangladesh, Myanmar and Indochina
  • Centropus bengalensis lignator: S and se China, Hainan I. and Taiwan
  • Centropus bengalensis javanensis: Malay Pen., Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Palawan and Philippines
  • Centropus bengalensis sarasinorum: Sulawesi and Lesser Sundas
  • Centropus bengalensis medius: Moluccas (Indonesia)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Lesser Coucal
Czech:
  kukačka bengálská
German:
  Bengalenkuckuck
Danish:
  Bengalsporegøg
Spanish:
  Cucal Bengalí
Finnish:
  pikkukukaali
French:
  Coucal rufin
Icelandic:
  Lesser Coucal
Italian:
  Cucal minore
Japanese:
  banken
Japanese:
  バンケン
Dutch:
  Bengaalse Spoorkoekoek
Norwegian:
  Bengalsporegjøk
Polish:
  kukal bengalski
Portuguese:
  Lesser Coucal
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Lesser Coucal
Russian:
  Малая шпорцевая кукушка
Slovak:
  ostrohár štekavý
Swedish:
  mindre sporrgök
Chinese:
  小鸦鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coucal rufin ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Coucal rufin ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2017:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Centropus bengalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Centropus bengalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Centropus bengalensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Lesser Coucal ( Centropus bengalensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Centropus bengalensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Centropus bengalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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

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Other synonyms

Bengali: বাংলা কুবো
Catalan: Cucal de Bengala
Czech: Kukacka bengálská, kukačka bengálská
Danish: Bengalsporegøg
German: Bengalenkuckuck
English: Black Coucal, Lesser Coucal, Lesser crow-pheasant
Spanish: Cucal Bengalí, Cucal Enano
Spanish (Spain): Cucal Bengalí
Estonian: väike-kannuskägu
Finnish: Pikkukukaali
French: Coucal rufin, Petit Coucal
Hungarian: bengál bozótkakukk
Indonesian: Bubut alang alang, Bubut Alang-alang, Burung Bubut Alang-alang
Italian: Cucal minore, Cuculo fagiano minore
Japanese: banken, ban-ken
Japanese: バンケン
Japanese (Kanji): 番鵑
Korean: 쿠칼
Korean (Transliteration): kukar
Latin: Centropus bengalensis, Centropus toulou bengalensis
Lithuanian: Mažoji pentiniuotoji gegutė, mažoji pentinuotoji gegutė
Malayalam: പുല്ലുപ്പൻ
Mamasa: kalokko
Malay: Bubut, Bubut Kecil, Burung Bubut Kecil, Burung But-but Kecil
Dutch: Bengaalse Spoorkoekoek
Norwegian: Bengalsporegjøk
Polish: kukal bengalski
Pinyin: fān-juān, xiǎo hóng máo-jī, xiǎo huáng fēng, xiǎo máo-jī, xiǎo yā-juān, xiǎo yā-zhì, xiǎo zhì-kāgū, xiǎo zhì-kēgū, yìndù xiǎo yā-juān
Portuguese (Portugal): Cucal-bengali
Russian: Малая шпорцевая кукушка
Slovak: ostrohár štekavý
Serbian: Bengalski kukal
Swedish: Mindre sporrgök
Thai: นกกด, นกกระปูดเล็ก, นกกะปูดเล็ก
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-pùut lék, nók kòt, nók krà-pùut lék
Vietnamese: Bìm bịp nhỏ, Chim Bìm bịp nhỏ
Chinese: 印度小鸦鹃, 小毛鸡, 小红毛鸡, 小雉喀咕, 小鴉鵑, 小鸦雉, 小鸦鹃, 小黄峰, 番鵑
Chinese (Traditional): 印度小鴉鵑, 小毛雞, 小紅毛雞, 小雉喀咕, 小鴉雉, 小鴉鵑, 小黃峰
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 番鵑
Chinese (Taiwan): 番鹃

 

         

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