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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) 1 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
Czech:
kukačka pruhoprsá
German:
Kapkuckuck
Danish:
Akacieskadegøg
Spanish:
Críalo Listado
Finnish:
palmikkokäki
French:
Coucou de Levaillant
Icelandic:
Kaffigaukur
Italian:
Cuculo di Levaillant
Japanese:
munafukanmurikakkou
Japanese:
ムナフカンムリカッコウ
Dutch:
Levaillants Koekoek
Norwegian:
Savannegjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Savannegauk
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


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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
Hungarian: búr kakukk
Icelandic: Kaffigaukur
Italian: Cuculo di Levaillant
Japanese: 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, Coccyzus levaillantii, Cuculus cafer, Cuculus clamosus clamosus (cafer), Oxylophus cafer, 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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