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Violet Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus (Horsfield, 1821)

The Violet Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Chrysococcyx

Scientific:
  Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus

Citation:
  (Horsfield, 1821)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) 13 p.179

Protonym:
  Cuculus xanthorhynchus

Avibase ID:
  A6C0353324EA444C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A6C03533

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554708

Geographic range:

  • Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus xanthorhynchus: NE India to SE Asia, Greater Sundas and Palawan
  • Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus amethystinus: Philippine Islands
English:
Violet Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka ametystová
German:
Amethystkuckuck
Danish:
Violet Bronzegøg
Spanish:
Cuclillo Violeta
Finnish:
ametistikäki
French:
Coucou violet
Italian:
Cuculo viola
Japanese:
sumireterikakkou
Japanese:
スミレテリカッコウ
Dutch:
Amethistkoekoek
Norwegian:
Ametystgjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Ametystgauk
Polish:
kukuleczka ametystowa
Russian:
Фиолетовая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka ametystová
Swedish:
violglansgök
Ukrainian:
Дідрик фіолетовий
Chinese:
紫金鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucou violet ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucou violet ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chalcites xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chalcites xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chalcites xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chalcites xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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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 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Chalcites xanthorhynchus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Chalcites xanthorhynchus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Chalcites xanthorhynchus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Violet Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Bengali: বেগুনি পাপিয়া
Catalan: Cucut violaci
Czech: Kukacka ametystová, kukačka ametystová
Danish: Violet Bronzegøg
German: Amethystkuckuck
English: Violet Cuckoo
English (IOC): Violet Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Violeta
Spanish (Spain): Cuclillo Violeta
Spanish (HBW): Violet Cuckoo
Estonian: ametüstkägu
Finnish: ametistikäki, Orvokkikäki
French: Coucou violet
Hungarian: ibolyaszínű rézkakukk
Indonesian: Burung Kedasi Ungu, Kedasi ungu
Italian: Cuculo viola, Cuculo violetto
Japanese: sumire teri-kakkō, sumireterikakkou
Japanese: スミレテリカッコウ
Japanese (Kanji): すみれ照り郭公
Scientific: Chalchites xanthorhynchus, Chalcites xanthorhynchus, Chrysococcyx malayanus, Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus, Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus xanthorhynchus, Cuculus xanthorhynchus
Lithuanian: Violetinė bronzinė gegutė
Malay: Burung Sewah Puteri, Burung Sewah Rembah, Burung Sewah Ungu, Sewah Rembah, Sewah Ungu
Dutch: Amethistkoekoek, Amethystkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Ametystgauk
Norwegian: Ametystgjøk
Polish: kukuleczka ametystowa, kukułeczka ametystowa
Pinyin: zǐ jīn-juān
Russian: Фиолетовая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka ametystová
Serbian: Ljubičasta kukavica
Swedish: Borneoglansgök, violglansgök
Thai: นกคัคคูสีม่วง
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰák-kʰuu sĭi-mûaŋ
Ukrainian: Дідрик фіолетовий
Vietnamese: Chim Tìm vịt tím, Tìm vịt tím
Chinese: 紫金鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 紫金鵑

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