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Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Hierococcyx varius (Vahl, 1797)
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Hierococcyx

Scientific:
  Hierococcyx varius

Citation:
  (Vahl, 1797)

Reference:
  Skriv.Naturhist.-Selsk.Kjobenhavn 4 Heft1 p.61

Protonym:
  Cuculus varius

Avibase ID:
  0880DDC8B805D57B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0880DDC8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554678

Geographic range:

  • Hierococcyx varius varius: India to Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar
  • Hierococcyx varius ciceliae: Sri Lanka
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Czech:
  kukačka pestrá
German:
  Wechselkuckuck
Danish:
  Høgegøg
Spanish:
  Cuco Chikra
Finnish:
  haukkakäki
French:
  Coucou shikra
Icelandic:
  Valgaukur
Italian:
  Cuculastore comune
Japanese:
  haitakajuuichi
Japanese:
  ハイタカジュウイチ
Dutch:
  Indische Sperwerkoekoek
Norwegian:
  Shikragjøk
Polish:
  kukulka rudoprega
Russian:
  Индийская ястребиная кукушка
Slovak:
  kukučka krahulčia
Swedish:
  indisk hökgök
Chinese:
  南亚鹰鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coucou shikra ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Coucou shikra ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Common Hawk-cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Common Hawk Cuckoo ( Hierococcyx varius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Cuculus varius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Cuculus varius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Cuculus varius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Common Hawk-Cuckoo ( Cuculus varius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Hierococcyx varius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Hierococcyx varius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bengali: পাতি চোখগ্যালো
Catalan: Cucut shikra
Czech: Kukacka pestrá, kukačka pestrá
Danish: Høgegøg
German: Wechselkuckuck, Wechselkukuck
English: Brainfever Bird, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Common Hawk-Cuckoo
English (IOC): Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo de Chikra, Cuclillo de chirka, Cuco Chikra, Cuco de Chikra
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Chikra
Spanish (HBW): Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Estonian: india haugaskägu
Finnish: Haukkakäki
French: Coucou shikra, Coucou varié
Hindi: Upak
Hungarian: közönséges karvalykakukk
Icelandic: Valgaukur
Italian: Cuculastore comune, Cuculo sparviero comune
Japanese: cha-bara kakkō, chabarakakkou, haitakajuuichi
Japanese: チャバラカッコウ, ハイタカジュウイチ
Japanese (Kanji): 茶腹郭公
Latin: Cuculus varius, Hierococcyx varius, Hierococcyx varius varius
Lithuanian: Paprastoji vanaginė gegutė
Latvian: parastā vanagdzeguze
Malayalam: പേക്കുയിൽ, പേക്കുയില്‍
Dutch: Indische Sperwerkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Shikragauk
Norwegian: Shikragjøk
Polish: kukulka rudoprega, kukułka rudopręga
Pinyin: nán-yà yīng-juān, pǔtōng yīng-juān
Russian: Индийская ястребиная кукушка
Slovak: kukučka krahulčia, Kukučka krahulcovitá
Swedish: Indisk hökgök, Mindre hökgök
Tamil: Akka Kuyil
Thai: นกคัคคูเหยี่ยวพันธุ์อินเดีย
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰák-kʰuu yìaw pʰan in-dia
Turkish: Hint Atmaca Guguğu
Ukrainian: Зозуля білогорла
Vietnamese: Chèo chẹo thông thường
Chinese: 南亚鹰鹃, 普通鹰鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 普通鷹鵑

 

         

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