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Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo

Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus] (= Cuculus saturatus) Blyth, E 1843

The Himalayan cuckoo is a species of cuckoo in the genus Cuculus. It breeds from the Himalayas eastward to southern China and Taiwan. It migrates to southeast Asia and the Greater Sunda Islands for the winter. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Cuculus
Scientific:
  Cuculus saturatus


Original description

Citation:
  Blyth, E 1843

Reference:
   J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 12 p.942

Protonym:
  Cuculus saturatus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40060931


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  96A7B1E88EDC2DE5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-96A7B1E8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/96A7B1E8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177823

Geographic range:

  • Cuculus saturatus: S Himalayas to s China and Taiwan; winters to Indonesia
  • Cuculus lepidus: Malay Peninsula, Greater and Lesser Sundas
English:
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo
French:
Coucou de l'Himalaya ou C. de la Sonde


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus])
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Himalayan Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Himalayan Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Himalayan Cuckoo ( Cuculus saturatus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Cuculus [saturatus, lepidus or optatus]

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Belarusian: Глуха зязюля
Bengali: উদয়ী পাপিয়া
Catalan: Cucut oriental
Valencian: Tórtola rogenca
Czech: kukačka prostřední
Chuvash: Тухăç куккукĕ
Danish: Lille Skovgøg
German: Hopfkuckuck
English: Himalayan Cuckoo, Himalayan or Sunda Cuckoo, Oriental Cuckoo
Esperanto: Orienta kukolo
Spanish: Cuco Oriental
Estonian: Taigakägu
Finnish: idänkäki, kiinanidänkäki
French: Coucou de l'Himalaya, Coucou de l'Himalaya ou C. de la Sonde, Coucou gris, Coucou oriental
Hebrew: קוקייה מזרחית
Hungarian: keleti kakukk
Indonesian: Burung Kangkok Ranting, Hulémanuke, Kangkok Ranting
Icelandic: Tágagaukur
Italian: Cuculo dell'Himalaya, Cuculo orientale
Japanese (romaji): ponpon-dori, tsutsudori, tsutsu-dori
Japanese: ツツドリ, ポンポンドリ
Japanese (Kanji): ぽんぽん鳥, 筒鳥
Khakas: Тöдöт
Kazakh: Мењіреу кєкек
Kazakh (Transliteration): meñirew kökök
Korean: 벙어리뻐꾸기
Korean (Transliteration): beongeori-ppeokkugi
Scientific: Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus], Cuculus saturatus, Cuculus saturatus saturatus
Lithuanian: Kurčioji gegutė
Latvian: Austrumu dzeguze
Mongolian: Ханамал хөхөө
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠠᠨᠣᠮᠠᠯ ᠬᠦᠬᠡ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠡᠷᠢᠶᠠᠨ ᠬᠦᠬᠡ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Бэсрэг хөхөө, Эрээн хөхөө
Mongolian (Transliteration): besreg khökhöö, ereeŋ khökhöö, khanmal khökhöö
Malay: Burung Sewah Dada Putih, Burung Sewah Gunung, Burung Sewah Himalaya, Sewah Gunung
Nepali: पूर्वीय कोइली
Dutch: Boskoekoek, Himalayakoekoek
Norwegian: Orientgjøk
Palauan: Charmudrenges
Polish: kukulka sundajska, kukulka wschodnia, kukułka wschodnia
Pinyin: péng-péng-niǎo, shān guōgōng, tǒng-niǎo, zhōng dù-juān, zhōng kāgū, zhōng kēgū
Portuguese: Cuco-orientale
Russian: Глухая кукушка
Slovak: Kukučka dutohlasá
Swedish: Taigagök
Thai: นกคัคคูพันธุ์หิมาลัย
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰák-kʰuu pʰan hì-maa-lay
Turkish: Tayga Guguğu, Меңіреу көкек
Tuvinian: Тайга хеги
Ukrainian: Глуха зозуля, Зозуля глуха
Vietnamese: Chim Cu cu Himalaya, Chim Cu cu Phương đông, Cu cu Phương đông
Chinese: 中喀咕, 中杜鵑, 中杜鹃, 山郭公, 筒鸟, 蓬蓬鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 中喀咕, 中杜鵑, 山郭公, 筒鳥, 蓬蓬鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 中杜鵑, 筒鳥
Chinese (Taiwan): 中杜鹃, 筒鳥 , 筒鸟

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