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Red-chested Cuckoo

Cuculus solitarius Stephens, 1815

The Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is a medium-sized bird (28 to 30 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In Afrikaans, it is known as "Piet-my-vrou", after its call. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Cuculus

Scientific:
  Cuculus solitarius

Citation:
  Stephens, 1815

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 9 pt1 p.84 pl.18

Protonym:
  Cuculus solitarius

Avibase ID:
  26A34DA5474E1A01

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/26A34DA5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554680

Geographic range:

  • Cuculus solitarius: Intra-African migrant south of the Sahara
English:
Red-chested Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka červenoprsá
German:
Einsiedlerkuckuck
Danish:
Eremitgøg
Spanish:
Cuco Solitario
Finnish:
punarintakäki
French:
Coucou solitaire
Icelandic:
Logagaukur
Italian:
Cuculo pettorosso
Japanese:
chamunekakkou
Japanese:
チャムネカッコウ
Dutch:
Heremietkoekoek
Norwegian:
Rødbrystgjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudbrystgauk
Polish:
kukulka rdzawopiersna
Portuguese:
Cuco-de-peito-vermelho
Russian:
Красногрудая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka hrdzavoprsá
Swedish:
rödbröstad gök
Ukrainian:
Зозуля червоновола
Chinese:
赤胸杜鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucou solitaire ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucou solitaire ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
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:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
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:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
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:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
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):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
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:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
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:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Cuculus solitarius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Cuculus solitarius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Cuculus solitarius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Red-chested Cuckoo ( Cuculus solitarius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cuculus solitarius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cuculus solitarius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Piet-my-vrou
Catalan: Cucut pit-roig
Czech: Kukacka cervenoprsá, kukačka červenoprsá
Danish: Eremitgøg
German: Einsiedlerkuckuck
English: Red chested Cuckoo, Redchested Cuckoo, Red-chested Cuckoo
English (IOC): Red-chested Cuckoo
English (Kenya): Red-chested Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Solitario, Cuco Solitario
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Solitario
Spanish (HBW): Red-chested Cuckoo
Estonian: punarind-kägu
Finnish: Punarintakäki
French: Coucou solitaire
Hungarian: vörösbóbitás kakukk
Icelandic: Logagaukur
Italian: Cuculo pettorosso
Japanese: chamunekakkou
Japanese: チャムネカッコウ
Kwangali: Mukuku
Scientific: Cuculus solitarius, Cuculus solitarius solitarius
Lithuanian: Rausvakrūtė gegutė
Dutch: Heremietkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudbrystgauk
Norwegian: Rødbrystgjøk
Polish: kukulka rdzawopiersna, kukułka rdzawopierśna
Portuguese: Cuco-de-peito-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-solitário
Russian: Красногрудая кукушка
Slovak: Kukučka hrdzavoprsá
Siswant: Phezukwemkhono
Sotho, Southern: Tlo-nke-tsoho
Swedish: Rödbröstad gök
Swahili: Kekeo Kidari-chekundu
Tsonga: Ngwafalantala
Ukrainian: Зозуля червоновола
Xhosa: Uphezukomkhono
Chinese: 赤胸杜鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 赤胸杜鵑
Zulu: uPhezukomkhono

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