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Grey-bellied Cuckoo

Cacomantis passerinus (Vahl, 1797)

The Grey-bellied Cuckoo or the Indian Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis passerinus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, the Cuculiformes, which also includes the roadrunners, the anis, and the Hoatzin. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Cacomantis

Scientific:
  Cacomantis passerinus

Citation:
  (Vahl, 1797)

Reference:
  Skriv.Naturhist.-Selsk.Kjobenhavn 4 Heft1 p.57

Protonym:
  Cuculus passerinus

Avibase ID:
  84D36C76BC08134A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/84D36C76

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554691

Geographic range:

  • Cacomantis passerinus: India and Pakistan; winters to Sri Lanka
English:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo
German:
Graubauchkuckuck
Danish:
Drosselgøg
Spanish:
Cuco pechigrís
Finnish:
harmaakäki
French:
Coucou à tête grise
Italian:
Cuculo panciagrigia
Japanese:
haibarakakkou
Japanese:
ハイバラカッコウ
Dutch:
Grijsbuik-Piet-van-Vliet
Norwegian:
Spurvegjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sporvegauk
Polish:
kukulka siwobrzucha
Russian:
Сероклювая щетенистая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka sivobruchá
Swedish:
indisk buskgök
Chinese:
灰腹杜鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucou à tête grise ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucou à tête grise ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Plaintive Cuckoo (Gray-bellied) ( Cacomantis merulinus passerinus)
eBird version 1.53:
Plaintive Cuckoo (Gray-bellied) ( Cacomantis merulinus passerinus)
eBird version 1.54:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Gray-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Cacomantis merulinus passerinus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Grey-bellied Cuckoo ( Cacomantis passerinus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cacomantis passerinus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cacomantis passerinus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cacomantis [merulinus or passerinus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bengali: মেটেপেট পাপিয়া
Catalan: Cucut pitgrís
Danish: Drosselgøg
German: Graubauchkuckuck, Klagekuckuck
English: Gray bellied Cuckoo, Gray-bellied Cuckoo, Gray-bellied Plaintive Cuckoo, Gray-headed Cuckoo, Grey bellied Cuckoo, Grey-bellied Cuckoo, Grey-bellied Plaintive Cuckoo, Grey-headed Cuckoo, Indian Plaintive Cuckoo, Plaintive Cuckoo (Gray-bellied)
English (IOC): Grey-bellied Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuco de Vientro Gris, Cuco pechigrís
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Pechigrís
Spanish (HBW): Gray-bellied Cuckoo
Estonian: hall-tüüdukägu
Finnish: harmaakäki
French: Coucou à tête grise
Italian: Cuculo panciagrigia
Japanese: haibarakakkou, himekakkou
Japanese: ハイバラカッコウ, ヒメカッコウ
Scientific: Cacomantis merulinus passerinus, Cacomantis passerinus, Cuculus passerinus
Lithuanian: Pilkapilvė šeriuotoji gegutė
Malayalam: ചെറുകുയിൽ
Dutch: Grijsbuikkoekoek, Grijsbuik-Piet-van-Vliet
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sporvegauk
Norwegian: Spurvegjøk
Polish: kukulka siwobrzucha, kukułka siwobrzucha
Russian: Сероклювая щетенистая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka sivobruchá
Swedish: Indisk buskgök
Tamil: Chakkalathi Kuyil
Chinese: 灰腹杜鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 灰腹杜鵑

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