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Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus] (= Chrysococcyx minutillus) Gould, J 1859

The little bronze cuckoo is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Southeast Asia, New Guinea and northern and eastern Australia, where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It is the world's smallest cuckoo, at 17 grams (0.60 oz) and 15 cm (6 in). The subspecies rufomerus and crassirostris are sometimes given specific status. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Gould, J 1859

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 27(1) p.128

Protonym:
  Chrysococcyx minutillus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32274534


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  28101531003249BC

Avibase ID:
  avibase-28101531

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/28101531


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554699

Geographic range:

  • Chrysococcyx minutillus minutillus: Moluccas, Lesser Sundas, n Australia and Melville I.
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus peninsularis: Extreme s Thailand and Malay Peninsula
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus albifrons: N Sumatra and w Java
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus aheneus: SE Borneo and s Philippine Islands
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus cleis: N and e Borneo
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus jungei: Sulawesi, Madu, Flores, and Timor; the population on Timor may represent an undescribed subspecies
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus misoriensis: Lowlands of coastal n New Guinea and adjacent islands
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus barnardi: E Australia (se Queensland to ne New South Wales)
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus poecilurus: Lowlands of coastal s New Guinea and adjacent islands
  • Chrysococcyx russatus: NE Australia (n and e Queensland)
  • Chrysococcyx rufomerus: Lesser Sundas (Romang, Kisar, Leti, Moa, Sermata and Damar)
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English:
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo
French:
Coucou menu ou C. à joues vertes


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Malay Bronze Cuckoo ( Chalcites malayanus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chalcites malayanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Chalcites malayanus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Chalcites malayanus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Chalcites malayanus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Chrysococcyx [minutillus, russatus, rufomerus or crassirostris]

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Cucut bronzat menut
Czech: Kukacka trpaslicí, kukačka trpasličí
Danish: Lille Bronzegøg
German: Glanzkuckuck, Kleiner Bronzekuckuck
English: Little Bronze Cuckoo, Little Bronze-Cuckoo, Little, Green-cheeked or Gould's Bronze-Cuckoo, Malay Bronze Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Menudo
Spanish (Spain): Cuclillo Menudo
Estonian: väike-pronkskägu
Finnish: Pikkupronssikäki
French: Coucou menu, Coucou menu ou C. à joues vertes
Hungarian: kis rézkakukk
Indonesian: Burung Kedasi Laut, Kedasi Laut
Italian: Cuculo bronzato minore, Cuculo bronzeo minore
Japanese (romaji): akameterikakkou, teri-kakkō
Japanese: アカメテリカッコウ, テリカッコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 照り郭公
Scientific: Chalcites [minutillus or rufomerus], Chalcites [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus], Chalcites malayanus, Chalcites minutillus, Chalcites minutillus malayanus, Chalcites minutillus minutillus, Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus], Chrysococcyx [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus], Chrysococcyx minutillus, Chrysococcyx minutillus minutillus, Cuculus malayanus
Lithuanian: Mažoji bronzinė gegutė
Malay: Burung Sewah Daun, Sewah Daun
Dutch: Kleine Bronskoekoek
Norwegian: Pygmégjøk
Polish: kukuleczka zielonoglowa, Kukułeczka zielonogłowa
Pinyin: xiǎo jīn-juān, zōng-xiōng jīn-juān
Russian: Малайзийская бронзовая кукушка, Малая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka zelenohlavá
Swedish: Mindre glansgök
Thai: นกคัคคูสีทองแดง , นกคัคคูสีทองแดง
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰák-kʰuu sĭi-tʰoaaŋ-daeeŋ
Ukrainian: Дідрик зеленоголовий
Vietnamese: Chim Tìm vịt nhỏ, Chim Tìm vịt trán trắng
Chinese: 小金鹃, 棕胸金鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 小金鵑, 棕胸金鵑

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