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African Baza

Aviceda cuculoides Swainson, 1837

The African Cuckoo-Hawk (Aviceda cuculoides) is a medium-sized raptor in the family Accipitridae resembling a Common Cuckoo, found in sub-Saharan Africa and along the eastern parts of Southern Africa. It prefers dense woodland and forest of either indigenous or exotic trees. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Aviceda

Scientific:
  Aviceda cuculoides

Citation:
  Swainson, 1837

Reference:
  BirdsW.Afr. 1 p.104 pl.1

Protonym:
  Aviceda cuculoides

Avibase ID:
  648936C0CA95E160

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/648936C0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175441

Geographic range:

  • Aviceda cuculoides cuculoides: Senegal to southwestern Ethiopia and northern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Aviceda cuculoides batesi: Sierra Leone to Uganda and n Angola
  • Aviceda cuculoides verreauxii: Kenya to Namibia and South Africa
English:
African Baza
Czech:
luňákovec kukačkovitý
German:
Kuckucksweih
Danish:
Afrikansk Baza
Spanish:
Baza Africano
Finnish:
afrikantöyhtöhaukka
French:
Baza coucou
Icelandic:
Gaukþjór
Italian:
Baza africano
Japanese:
afurikakakkouhayabusa
Japanese:
アフリカカッコウハヤブサ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Koekoekswouw
Norwegian:
Gjøkbaza
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gaukbaza
Polish:
czubak afrykanski
Portuguese:
Falcão-cuco
Russian:
Африканская база
Slovak:
kochláč kukučí
Swedish:
afrikansk baza
Ukrainian:
Шуляк африканський
Chinese:
非洲鹃隼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Koekoekvalk
Catalan: Baza africà
Czech: Aviceda kukackovitá, luňákovec kukačkovitý
Danish: Afrikansk Baza
German: Kuckucksweih
English: African Baza, African Cuckoo Falcon, African Cuckoo Hawk, African Cuckoo-falcon, African Cuckoo-hawk, Cuckoo Falcon, Cuckoo Hawk, Cuckoo-Hawk, West African Cuckoo-Falcon
English (IOC): African Cuckoo-Hawk
English (Kenya): African Cuckoo Hawk
Spanish: Baza Africana, Baza Africano
Spanish (Spain): Baza Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Cuckoo-Hawk
Estonian: aafrika tutthaugas
Finnish: afrikantöyhtöhaukka, Käkitöyhtöhaukka
French: Baza coucou, Baza d'Afrique, Faucon coucou
Hungarian: afrikai kakukkhéja
Icelandic: Gaukþjór
Italian: Baza africano
Japanese: afurikakakkouhayabusa
Japanese: アフリカカッコウハヤブサ
Scientific: Aviceda cuculoides, Aviceda cuculoïdes, Aviceda cuculoides cuculoides
Lithuanian: Afrikinis kuoduotasis vanagas
Dutch: Afrikaanse Koekoekswouw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gaukbaza
Norwegian: Gjøkbaza
Polish: czubak afrykanski, czubak afrykański
Portuguese: Falcão-cuco
Portuguese (Portugal): Falcão-cuco
Russian: Африканская база, сокол-кукушка
Slovak: kochláč kukučí
Serbian: Afrička baza
Swedish: afrikansk baza, Afrikansk gökfalk
Swahili: Kipanga-kekeo
Turkish: Afrika Bazası
Ukrainian: Шуляк африканський
Chinese: 非洲鹃隼
Chinese (Traditional): 西非鵑隼

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