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Madagascar Coucal

Centropus toulou (Müller, PLS 1776)

The Malagasy coucal or Madagascar coucal is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Madagascar and in the Seychelles, where it occurs on Aldabra and was formerly present on Assumption Island and Cosmoledo. Its natural habitats are dense vegetation in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, mangrove forests, rough grassland, marshes and reedbeds. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Centropus
Scientific:
  Centropus toulou


Original description

Citation:
  (Müller, PLS 1776)

Reference:
   Linné vollst. Natursyst. Suppl. Reg. Bd. Suppl. p.90

Protonym:
  Cuculus Toulou

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/52710043


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6F7BCBE589CCCD2E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6F7BCBE5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6F7BCBE5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554762

Geographic range:

  • Centropus toulou toulou: Madagascar
  • Centropus toulou insularis: Aldabra
  • Centropus toulou assumptionis: Formerly Assumption I. Extinct
English:
Madagascar Coucal
Catalan:
Cucal de Madagascar
Czech:
kukačka toloho
Danish:
Madagaskarsporegøg
German:
Tulukuckuck
Spanish:
Cucal Malgache
Spanish (Spain):
Cucal Malgache
Finnish:
madagaskarinkukaali
French:
Coucal toulou
Croatian:
madagaskarski kukal
Hungarian:
madagaszkári bozótkakukk
Icelandic:
Koxgaukur
Italian:
Cucal del Madagascar
Japanese (romaji):
afurikabanken
Japanese:
アフリカバンケン
Lithuanian:
madagaskarinė pentinuotoji gegutė
Dutch:
Toeloespoorkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tolosporegauk
Norwegian:
Tolosporegjøk
Polish:
kukal malgaski
Portuguese:
cucal-malgaxe
Russian:
Мадагаскарский кукаль
Slovak:
ostrohár toloho
Serbian:
Madagaskarski kukal
Swedish:
madagaskarsporrgök
Ukrainian:
Коукал мадагаскарський
Chinese:
马岛小鸦鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
馬達加斯加小鴉鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucal toulou ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucal toulou ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Madagascan Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Centropus toulou [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Centropus toulou [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Centropus toulou [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Madagascar Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Malagasy Coucal ( Centropus toulou) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Centropus toulou [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Centropus toulou [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Centropus [toulou or grillii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Cucal de Madagascar
Czech: kukačka toloho, Kukacka tulu
Danish: Madagaskarsporegøg
German: Tulukuckuck
English: Black Coucal, Lesser Coucal, Madagascan Coucal, Madagascar Coucal, Malagasy Coucal
English, HBW: Madagascar Coucal
English (IOC): Malagasy Coucal
English (United States): Madagascar Coucal, Malagasy Coucal
Spanish: Cucal Malgache
Spanish (Spain): Cucal Malgache
Spanish (HBW): Madagascar Coucal
Estonian: madagaskari kannuskägu
Finnish: Madagaskarinkukaali
French: Coucal malgache, Coucal toulou
Croatian: madagaskarski kukal
Hungarian: madagaszkári bozótkakukk
Icelandic: Koxgaukur
Italian: Cucal del Madagascar, Cuculo fagiano malgascio
Japanese (romaji): afurikabanken
Japanese: アフリカバンケン
Scientific: Centropus toulou, Centropus toulou toulou, Cuculus Toulou
Lithuanian: Madagaskarinė pentiniuotoji gegutė, madagaskarinė pentinuotoji gegutė
Malagasy: Kotohake, Monjo, taitoaka, Toloho
Dutch: Toeloespoorkoekoek, Toeloe-spoorkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tolosporegauk
Norwegian: Tolosporegjøk
Polish: kukal malgaski
Portuguese: cucal-malgaxe
Portuguese (Portugal): cucal-malgaxe
Russian: Мадагаскарская шпорцевая кукушка, Мадагаскарский кукаль
Slovak: ostrohár toloho
Serbian: Madagaskarski kukal
Swedish: Madagaskarsporrgök
Swahili: Dudumizi Mweusi
Turkish: Magadaskar kukalı
Ukrainian: Коукал мадагаскарський
Vietnamese: Bìm bịp nhỏ
Chinese: 小鸦鹃, 马岛小鸦鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 馬達加斯加小鴉鵑

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