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Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo

Surniculus lugubris (Horsfield, T 1821)

The square-tailed drongo-cuckoo is a species of cuckoo that resembles a black drongo. It is found in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia and is a summer visitor to the Himalayas from Kashmir to eastern Bangladesh. The calls are series of piercing sharp whistles rising in pitch but shrill and choppily delivered. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Surniculus
Scientific:
  Surniculus lugubris


Original description

Citation:
  (Horsfield, T 1821)

Reference:
   Trans. Linn. Soc. London (1), 13 p.179

Protonym:
  Cuculus lugubris

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/754912


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0B802575C3108C86

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0B802575

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0B802575


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554715

Geographic range:

  • Surniculus lugubris lugubris: Java and Bali
  • Surniculus lugubris [brachyurus or minimus]: Himalayas from Kashmir east to northeastern India and Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand south through the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra, Borneo, and Palawan
  • Surniculus lugubris stewarti: Sri Lanka
English:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Catalan:
Cucut-drongo de la Sonda
Czech:
kukačka drongovitá
Danish:
Drongogøg
German:
Drongokuckuck
Spanish:
Cuclillo-drongo Asiático
Spanish (Spain):
Cuclillo Drongo Colitruncado
Finnish:
drongokäki
French:
Coucou surnicou
Hungarian:
ázsiai drongókakukk
Italian:
Cuculo drongo
Japanese (romaji):
ouchuukakkou
Japanese:
オウチュウカッコウ
Lithuanian:
Azijinė dronginė gegutė
Dutch:
Rechtstaartdrongokoekoek
Norwegian:
Glansdrongogjøk
Polish:
kukiel zalobny
Russian:
Дронговая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka drongovitá
Swedish:
tvärstjärtad drongogök
Ukrainian:
Зозуля-дронго азійська
Chinese:
乌鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
烏鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Asian Drongo-Cuckoo (Square-tailed) ( Surniculus lugubris lugubris/brachyurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Asian Drongo-Cuckoo (Square-tailed) ( Surniculus lugubris lugubris/brachyurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Surniculus lugubris lugubris [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo ( Surniculus lugubris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Surniculus lugubris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Surniculus lugubris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Surniculus [lugubris or dicruroides] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Bengali: এ঱ীয় চপমঙ঩াচ঩য়া , বর্গ-লেজি ফিঙেপাপিয়া
Bengali (transliteration): ēśīẏa phiṅēpāpiẏā
Catalan: Cucut-drongo de la Sonda
Czech: kukačka drongovitá
Danish: Drongogøg
German: Drongokuckuck
English: Asian Drongo-Cuckoo, Asian Drongo-Cuckoo (Square-tailed), Drongo Cuckoo, Drongo-cuckoo, Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo-drongo Asiático
Spanish (Spain): Cuclillo Drongo Colitruncado
Estonian: drongokägu
Finnish: drongokäki
French: Coucou surnicou, Coucou surnicou (Asie), Surnicou d'Asie
Hungarian: ázsiai drongókakukk
Indonesian: Burung Kedasi Hitam, Kedasi hitam
Italian: Cuculo drongo, Cuculo drongo asiatico
Japanese (romaji): ōchū kakkō, ouchuukakkou
Japanese: オウチュウカッコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 烏秋郭公
Korean: 검은두견이
Korean (Transliteration): geomeun-dugyeoni
Scientific: Cuculus lugubris, Surniculus lugubris, Surniculus lugubris lugubris, Surniculus lugubris lugubris/brachyurus
Lithuanian: Azijinė dronginė gegutė
Latvian: lirastes dzeguze
Malay: Burung Hamba Kera, Burung Sawai, Burung Sewah Sawai
Dutch: Drongo-koekoek, Rechtstaartdrongokoekoek
Norwegian: Glansdrongogjøk
Polish: kukiel zalobny, kukiel żałobny, kukielczyk
Pinyin: juǎn-wěi-juān, wū kāgū, wū-juān, wū-kēgū
Russian: Дронговая кукушка
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Kawudukoha
Slovak: kukučka drongovitá
Swedish: Asiatisk drongogök, Drongogök, tvärstjärtad drongogök
Tamil: Karichan Kuyil
Thai: นกคัคคูแซงแซว
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰák-kʰuu saeeŋ-saeew
Ukrainian: Зозуля-дронго азійська
Vietnamese: Chim Cu cu đen
Chinese: *乌鹃, 乌喀咕, 乌鹃, 卷尾鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 卷尾鵑, 烏喀咕, 烏鵑
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 烏鵑
Chinese (Taiwan): 乌鹃

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