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Horsfield's Cuckoo

Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845

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Species concept Clements 1st editionClements, version 2021Clements 3rd editionClements 4th editionClements 5th edition (as published)Clements 6th edition
Cuculus [saturatus, lepidus or optatus] Cuculus saturatus
Oriental Cuckoo
 
 
Cuculus saturatus
Oriental Cuckoo
Cuculus saturatus
Oriental Cuckoo
 
 
 
 
Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cuculus saturatus
Oriental Cuckoo
 
 
* Cuculus saturatus  
 
Cuculus saturatus
Himalayan Cuckoo
 
 
 
 
Cuculus saturatus saturatus
 
Cuculus saturatus
Himalayan Cuckoo
* Cuculus lepidus  
 
Cuculus lepidus
Sunda Cuckoo
 
 
 
 
Cuculus saturatus lepidus
 
Cuculus lepidus
Sunda Cuckoo
Cuculus lepidus (lepidus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Cuculus lepidus (insulindae)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Cuculus optatus  
 
Cuculus optatus
Oriental Cuckoo
 
 
 
 
Cuculus horsfieldi
Horsfield's Cuckoo
Cuculus optatus
Oriental Cuckoo
Cuculus [saturatus or optatus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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