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African Emerald Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx cupreus (Shaw, G 1792)

The African emerald cuckoo is a species of cuckoo that is native to Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Chrysococcyx
Scientific:
  Chrysococcyx cupreus


Original description

Citation:
  (Shaw, G 1792)

Reference:
   Mus. Leverianum 1, no. 4 p.157

Protonym:
  Cuculus cupreus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29568569


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1B309CB5E7D3F87F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1B309CB5

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
Catalan:
Cucut maragda ventregroc
Czech:
kukačka žlutobřichá
Danish:
Gulbuget Gøg
German:
Smaragdkuckuck
Spanish:
Cuclillo Esmeralda Africano
Spanish (Spain):
Cuclillo Esmeralda Africano
Finnish:
smaragdikäki
French:
Coucou foliotocol
Croatian:
žutotrba kukavica
Hungarian:
aranykakukk
Icelandic:
Smaragðsgaukur
Italian:
Cuculo smeraldino africano
Japanese (romaji):
midorikakkou
Japanese:
ミドリカッコウ
Lithuanian:
Smaragdinė gegutė
Dutch:
Smaragdkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Smaragdgauk
Norwegian:
Smaragdgjøk
Polish:
kukułeczka złocista
Portuguese:
Cuco-esmeraldino
Russian:
Желтобрюхая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka zelená
Serbian:
Afrička smaragdna kukavica
Swedish:
afrikansk smaragdgök
Ukrainian:
Дідрик жовтогрудий
Chinese:
黄腹金鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
黃腹金鵑


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:
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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)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
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):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
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):
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):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
African 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):
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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 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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Clements, version 2019:
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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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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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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):
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
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):
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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 Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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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 2.10:
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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 5.4:
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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 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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Chrysococcyx cupreus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Chrysococcyx cupreus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Emerald Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx cupreus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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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Afrikaans: Mooimeisie, Mooimeissie
Bulgarian: Африканска смарагдена кукувица
Bengali: িঅচিকান ঱যাভা঩াচ঩য়া
Bengali (transliteration): āphrikāna śyāmāpāpiẏā
Catalan: Cucut maragda africà, Cucut maragda ventregroc
Czech: Kukacka zlatá, kukačka žlutobřichá
Welsh: Cog emrallt
Danish: Gulbuget Gøg
German: Smaragdkuckuck
Greek: Σμαραγδόκoυκoς
English: African Emerald Cuckoo, Emerald Cuckoo
English, HBW: African Emerald Cuckoo
English (IOC): African Emerald Cuckoo
English (Kenya): African Emerald Cuckoo
English (United States): African Emerald Cuckoo
Esperanto: Afrika smeralda kukolo
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
Frisian: Smaragdkoekoek
Irish: Cuach uaine Afracach
Galician: Cuco esmeraldino africano
Croatian: žutotrba kukavica
Hungarian: aranykakukk
Icelandic: Smaragðsgaukur
Italian: Cuculo smeraldino africano
Japanese (romaji): midorikakkou
Japanese: ミドリカッコウ
Scientific: Chrysococcyx cupreus, Chrysococcyx cupreus cupreus, Chrysococcyx smaragdineus, Cuculus cupreus, Metallococcyx smaragdineus
Lithuanian: Smaragdinė gegutė
Latvian: Dzeltenvēdera dzeguze
Dutch: Smaragdkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Smaragdgauk
Norwegian: Smaragdgjøk
Polish: kukuleczka zlocista, kukułeczka złocista
Portuguese: Cuco-esmeraldino
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-esmeraldino, cuco-esmeraldino-africano
Rhaeto-Romance: Cucu smaragd african
Romanian: Cuc auriu
Russian: Желтобрюхая кукушка, Золотистая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka zelená
Slovenian: Smaragdna kukavica
Serbian: Afrička smaragdna kukavica
Swedish: Afrikansk smaragdgök
Swahili: Kekeo Kijani
Turkish: Afrika zümrüt guguğu
Ukrainian: Дідрик жовтогрудий
Xhosa: Intananja
Chinese: 黄腹金鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 黃腹金鵑
Zulu: uBantwanyana

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