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Levaillant's Cuckoo

Clamator levaillantii (Swainson, 1829)

Levaillant's Cuckoo, Clamator levaillantii is a cuckoo which is a resident breeding species in Africa south of the Sahara. It is found in bushy habitats. It is a brood parasite, using the nests of bulbuls and babblers. It was named in honour of the French explorer, collector and ornithologist, François Levaillant. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Clamator

Scientific:
  Clamator levaillantii

Citation:
  (Swainson, 1829)

Reference:
  Zool.Ill.(2) pl.13

Protonym:
  Coccyzus levaillantii

Avibase ID:
  3C8C3A3108123D9C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3C8C3A31

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 705298

Geographic range:

  • Clamator levaillantii: Africa south of the Sahara
English:
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Catalan:
Cucut reial de Levaillant
Czech:
kukačka pruhoprsá
Danish:
Akacieskadegøg
German:
Kapkuckuck
Spanish:
Críalo Listado
Spanish (Spain):
Críalo Listado
Finnish:
palmikkokäki
French:
Coucou de Levaillant
Croatian:
ćubasta kukavica
Hungarian:
búr kakukk
Icelandic:
Kaffigaukur
Italian:
Cuculo di Levaillant
Japanese (romaji):
munafukanmurikakkou
Japanese:
ムナフカンムリカッコウ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinė kuoduotoji gegutė
Dutch:
Levaillants Koekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Savannegauk
Norwegian:
Savannegjøk
Polish:
kukulka zalobna
Portuguese:
Cuco da Cafraria
Russian:
Африканская хохлатая кукушка
Slovak:
kukavica stromová
Swedish:
strimmig skatgök
Ukrainian:
Зозуля африканська
Chinese:
莱氏凤头鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
綠背鳳頭鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucou de Levaillant ( Oxylophus levaillantii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucou de Levaillant ( Oxylophus levaillantii)
Clements 1st edition:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillanti)
Clements 3rd edition:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillanti)
Clements 4th edition:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Oxylophus levaillantii)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements, version 2015:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements, version 2016:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements, version 2017:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements, version 2018:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Clements, version 2019:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 1.50:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 1.52:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 1.53:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 1.54:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 1.55:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 2015:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 2016:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 2017:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 2018:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
eBird version 2019:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Oxylophus levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Oxylophus levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
James Lee Peters:
Clamator cafer
James Lee Peters (original):
Clamator cafer
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Clamator cafer
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Oxylophus levaillantii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Oxylophus levaillantii)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Levaillant's Cuckoo ( Clamator levaillantii)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Clamator levaillantii
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Clamator levaillantii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Gestreepte Nuwejaarsvoël
Catalan: Cucut reial de Levaillant
Czech: Kukacka pruhoprsá, kukačka pruhoprsá
Danish: Akacieskadegøg
German: Kapcuckuck, Kapkuckuck
English: African Striped Cuckoo, Black Cuckoo, Black Cuckoo (cafer), Levaillant's Cuckoo, Striped Crested Cuckoo, Striped Cuckoo, Striped-breasted Cuckoo
English (IOC): Levaillant's Cuckoo
English (Kenya): Levaillant's Cuckoo
Spanish: Críalo Listado, Cuco Alicorto
Spanish (Spain): Críalo Listado
Spanish (HBW): Levaillant's Cuckoo
Estonian: suur-jakobiinkägu
Finnish: Palmikkokäki
French: Coucou de Cafrerie, Coucou de Levaillant
Croatian: ćubasta kukavica
Hungarian: búr kakukk
Icelandic: Kaffigaukur
Italian: Cuculo di Levaillant
Japanese (romaji): munafukanmurikakkou, terikammurikakkou
Japanese: テリカッムリカッコウ, ムナフカンムリカッコウ
Scientific: Clamator cafer, Clamator caffer, Clamator levaillanti, Clamator levaillantii, Coccystes albonotatus, Coccystes caroli, Coccyzus levaillantii, Cuculus cafer, Cuculus caroli, Cuculus clamosus clamosus (cafer), Oxylophus cafer, Oxylophus jacobinus albonotatus, Oxylophus levaillanti, Oxylophus levaillantii
Lithuanian: Afrikinė kuoduotoji gegutė
Dutch: Levaillant-koekoek, Levaillants Koekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Savannegauk
Norwegian: Savannegjøk
Polish: kukulka zalobna, kukułka żałobna, Kukułka żałona
Portuguese: Cuco da Cafraria, Cuco-da-cafraria
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-de-levaillant
Russian: Африканская хохлатая кукушка
Slovak: kukavica stromová
Swedish: Strimmig skatgök
Swahili: Kekeo Michirizi-meusi
Turkish: büyük alaca guguk
Tsonga: Tihunyi
Ukrainian: Зозуля африканська
Chinese: 莱氏凤头鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 綠背鳳頭鵑

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