Your login:

Password:

Stay signed in

Enter your login name or your email address and click on Send reminder to receive a reminder by email.


Welcome Guest

African Cuckoo

Cuculus gularis Stephens, 1815

The African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Cuculus

Scientific:
  Cuculus gularis

Citation:
  Stephens, 1815

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 9 pt1 p.83 pl.17

Protonym:
  Cuculus gularis

Avibase ID:
  66931B3F993D2FCE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/66931B3F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554683

Geographic range:

  • Cuculus gularis: Senegambia to Somalia and South Africa
English:
African Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka africká
German:
Afrikanerkuckuck
Danish:
Afrikansk Gøg
Spanish:
Cuco Barbiblanco
Finnish:
afrikankäki
French:
Coucou africain
Italian:
Cuculo africano
Japanese:
afurikakakkou
Japanese:
アフリカカッコウ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Koekoek
Norwegian:
Afrikagjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Afrikagauk
Polish:
kukulka sawannowa
Portuguese:
Cuco-africano
Russian:
Африканская кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka akáciová
Swedish:
afrikansk gök
Ukrainian:
Зозуля саванова
Chinese:
非洲杜鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cuculus [canorus or gularis] (sensu lato) by some authors

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Koekoek
Catalan: Cucut africà
Czech: Kukacka africká, kukačka africká
Danish: Afrikansk Gøg
German: Afrikanerkuckuck, Afrikanischer Kuckuck
English: African Cuckoo, African Grey Cuckoo, Gray Cuckoo, Grey Cuckoo
English (IOC): African Cuckoo
English (Kenya): African Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Africano, Cuco Africano, Cuco Barbiblanco
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Barbiblanco
Spanish (HBW): African Cuckoo
Estonian: savannikägu
Finnish: Afrikankäki
French: Coucou africain, Coucou gris
Hungarian: afrikai kakukk
Italian: Cuculo africano
Japanese: afurikakakkou
Japanese: アフリカカッコウ
Kwangali: Mukuku
Scientific: Cuculus canorus gularis, Cuculus gularis
Lithuanian: Afrikinė gegutė
Dutch: Afrikaanse Koekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Afrikagauk
Norwegian: Afrikagjøk
Polish: kukulka sawannowa, kukułka sawannowa
Portuguese: Cuco-africano
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-africano
Russian: Африканская кукушка
Slovak: kukučka akáciová
Swedish: Afrikansk gök
Swahili: Kekeo Kijivu
Ukrainian: Зозуля саванова
Chinese: 非洲杜鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲杜鵑

Avibase has been visited 280,177,068 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy