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South Melanesian Cuckooshrike

Coracina caledonica (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The South Melanesian Cuckooshrike (Coracina caledonica) is an uncommon species of bird in the cuckooshrike family. It is found in New Caledonia, Bougainville Island, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. The species is a large (32–37 cm) cuckoo-shrike with a long square tail and all over dark grey plumage. The eye of adults is yellow, whereas that of the juvenile is dark. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Campephagidae
Genus:
  Coracina

Scientific:
  Coracina caledonica

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.367

Protonym:
  Corvus caledonicus

Avibase ID:
  795072F59760A2CD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/795072F5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559442

Geographic range:

  • Coracina caledonica caledonica: New Caledonia
  • Coracina caledonica thilenii: Vanuatu (Espíritu Santo, Malo and Malakula)
  • Coracina caledonica seiuncta: Erromango (Vanuatu)
  • Coracina caledonica lifuensis: Lifou (Loyalty Islands)
English:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike
Catalan:
eruguera d'ulls grocs
Czech:
housenčík melanéský
Danish:
Melanesisk Gråfugl
German:
Melanesienraupenfänger
Spanish:
Oruguero de Melanesia
Spanish (Spain):
Oruguero de Melanesia
Finnish:
vanuatunharmaakäpinkäinen
French:
Échenilleur calédonien
Croatian:
žućkastooki skovranj
Italian:
Averla cuculo di Melanesia
Japanese (romaji):
meraneshiaonisanshoukui
Japanese:
メラネシアオニサンショウクイ
Lithuanian:
Pietinis melanezinis medšarkinis vikšralesys
Dutch:
Zuid-Melanesische Rupsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Melanesialarveetar
Norwegian:
Melanesialarveeter
Polish:
kruczyna melanezyjska
Russian:
Меланезийский сорокопутовый личинкоед
Slovak:
húseničiarka melanézska
Swedish:
sydmelanesisk gråfågel
Ukrainian:
Шикачик меланезійський
Chinese:
美岛鹃鵙
Chinese (Traditional):
美拉尼西亞鵑鵙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
South Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
South Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike (South) ( Coracina caledonica [caledonica Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
South Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
South Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
South Melanesian Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caledonica) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coracina caledonica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Coracina [caledonica or welchmani] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: eruguera d'ulls grocs
Czech: housenčík melanéský
Danish: Melanesisk Gråfugl
German: Melanesienraupenfänger, Welchman-Raupenfänger
English: Melanesian Cuckooshrike, Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike (South), North Melanesian Cuckooshrike, South Melanesian Cuckooshrike, South Melanesian Cuckoo-shrike
English (IOC): South Melanesian Cuckooshrike
Spanish: Oruguero de Melanesia
Spanish (Spain): Oruguero de Melanesia
Spanish (HBW): South Melanesian Cuckooshrike
Finnish: melanesiankäpinkäinen, vanuatunharmaakäpinkäinen
French: Echenilleur calédonien, Échenilleur calédonien
Croatian: žućkastooki skovranj
Italian: Averla cuculo di Melanesia, Coracina della Melanesia
Japanese (romaji): meraneshiaonisanshoukui
Japanese: メラネシアオニサンショウクイ
Scientific: Coracina caledonica, Coracina caledonica [caledonica Group], Coracina caledonica caledonica, Corvus caledonicus
Lithuanian: Pietinis melanezinis medšarkinis vikšralesys
Dutch: Melanesische Rupsvogel, Zuid-Melanesische Rupsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Melanesialarveetar
Norwegian: Melanesialarveeter
Polish: kruczyna melanezyjska
Russian: Меланезийский сорокопутовый личинкоед
Slovak: húseničiarka melanézska
Swedish: Melanesisk gråfågel, sydmelanesisk gråfågel
Ukrainian: Шикачик меланезійський
Chinese: 美岛鹃鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 美拉尼西亞鵑鵙

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