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African Emerald Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx cupreus (Shaw, 1792)

The African Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Chrysococcyx

Scientific:
  Chrysococcyx cupreus

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1792)

Reference:
  Mus.Lever. 1 p.157

Protonym:
  Cuculus cupreus

Avibase ID:
  1B309CB5E7D3F87F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1B309CB5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554712

Geographic range:

  • Chrysococcyx cupreus cupreus: Africa south of the Sahara
  • Chrysococcyx cupreus intermedius: Bioko (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Chrysococcyx cupreus insularum: São Tomé, Príncipe, and Annobón (Gulf of Guinea)
English:
African Emerald Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka žlutobřichá
German:
Smaragdkuckuck
Danish:
Gulbuget Gøg
Spanish:
Cuclillo Esmeralda Africano
Finnish:
smaragdikäki
French:
Coucou foliotocol
Icelandic:
Smaragðsgaukur
Italian:
Cuculo smeraldino africano
Japanese:
midorikakkou
Japanese:
ミドリカッコウ
Dutch:
Smaragdkoekoek
Norwegian:
Smaragdgjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Smaragdgauk
Polish:
kukuleczka zlocista
Portuguese:
Cuco-esmeraldino
Russian:
Золотистая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka zelená
Swedish:
afrikansk smaragdgök
Ukrainian:
Дідрик жовтогрудий
Chinese:
黄腹金鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Mooimeisie
Catalan: Cucut maragda ventregroc
Czech: Kukacka zlatá, kukačka žlutobřichá
Danish: Gulbuget Gøg
German: Smaragdkuckuck
English: African Emerald Cuckoo, Emerald Cuckoo
English (IOC): African Emerald Cuckoo
English (Kenya): African Emerald Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Esmeralda Africano, Cuco Esmeralda, Cucu esmeralda
Spanish (Spain): Cuclillo Esmeralda Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Emerald Cuckoo
Estonian: kuldkõht-rohekägu
Finnish: Smaragdikäki
French: Coucou foliotocol, Foliotocol
Hungarian: aranykakukk
Icelandic: Smaragðsgaukur
Italian: Cuculo smeraldino africano
Japanese: midorikakkou
Japanese: ミドリカッコウ
Scientific: Chrysococcyx cupreus, Chrysococcyx smaragdineus, Cuculus cupreus
Lithuanian: Smaragdinė gegutė
Dutch: Smaragdkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Smaragdgauk
Norwegian: Smaragdgjøk
Polish: kukuleczka zlocista, kukułeczka złocista
Portuguese: Cuco-esmeraldino
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-esmeraldino
Russian: Золотистая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka zelená
Serbian: Afrička smaragdna kukavica
Swedish: Afrikansk smaragdgök
Swahili: Kekeo Kijani
Ukrainian: Дідрик жовтогрудий
Xhosa: Intananja
Chinese: 黄腹金鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 黃腹金鵑
Zulu: uBantwanyana

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