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Pacific or Australian Koel

Eudynamys [orientalis or cyanocephalus] (= Eudynamys orientalis) (Linnaeus, 1766)

The Pacific koel, also known as the eastern koel, is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. In Australia, it is colloquially known as the rainbird or stormbird, as its call is usually more prevalent before or during stormy weather. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Eudynamys
Scientific:
  Eudynamys orientalis


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.168

Protonym:
  Cuculus orientalis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946364


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A9881D272702116E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A9881D27

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A9881D27


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 705401

Geographic range:

  • Eudynamys orientalis orientalis: S Moluccas (Buru, Manipa, Kelang, Seram, Ambon, Watubela)
  • Eudynamys orientalis [rufiventer or minimus]: New Guinea
  • Eudynamys orientalis hybrida: Long Islands (Crown, Long, and Tolokiwa), between New Guinea and New Britain
  • Eudynamys orientalis salvadorii: Bismarck Archipelago
  • Eudynamys orientalis alberti: Solomon Islands
  • Eudynamys orientalis picatus: Kai Islands and Sumba to Timor and Roma
  • Eudynamys cyanocephalus cyanocephalus: N Queensland to s New South Wales; winters to Moluccas
  • Eudynamys cyanocephalus subcyanocephalus: NW Australia to nw Queensland; winters to s Moluccas
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English:
Pacific or Australian Koel
French:
Coucou du Pacifique ou C. bleuté


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Pacific or Australian Koel ( Eudynamys [orientalis or cyanocephalus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Pacific or Australian Koel (incl. rufiventer) ( Eudynamys [orientalis, cyanocephalus or rufiventer])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Pacific or Australian Koel (incl. rufiventer) ( Eudynamys [orientalis, cyanocephalus or rufiventer])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Pacific or Australian Koel ( Eudynamys [orientalis or cyanocephalus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Pacific or Australian Koel ( Eudynamys [orientalis or cyanocephalus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Pacific or Australian Koel ( Eudynamys [orientalis or cyanocephalus])
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Eastern Koel ( Eudynamys orientalis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Eastern Koel ( Eudynamys orientalis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eudynamys orientalis [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Eudynamys [orientalis, cyanocephalus or melanorhynchus]

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Cucut coel de Nova Guinea
Danish: Molukkoel
German: Pazifikkoel, Pazifischer Koel
English: Eastern Koel, Pacific Koel, Pacific or Australian Koel, Pacific or Australian Koel (incl. rufiventer)
English, HBW: Eastern Koel (Pacific Koel)
English (IOC): Pacific Koel
English (United States): Pacific Koel
Spanish: Koel oriental
Spanish (Spain): Koel oriental
Spanish (HBW): Pacific Koel
Estonian: austraalia koelkägu
Finnish: papuanvariskäki
French: Coucou bleuté, Coucou du Pacifique, Coucou du Pacifique ou C. bleuté
Croatian: pacifička kukavica
Hungarian: ausztrál koel
Indonesian: Tuwur australia, Tuwur Pasific
Italian: Koel australiano
Japanese (romaji): o-sutorariaonikakkou
Japanese: オーストラリアオニカッコウ
Scientific: Cuculus orientalis, Eudynamys [orientalis or cyanocephalus], Eudynamys [orientalis, cyanocephalus or rufiventer], Eudynamys orientalis, Eudynamys scolopaceus orientalis
Lithuanian: Rytinis koelis
Dutch: Australische Koël
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grånebbkoel
Norwegian: Grånebbkoel
Polish: kukiel pacyficzny
Portuguese: coel-australiano
Portuguese (Portugal): koel-oriental
Russian: Тихоокеанский коэль
Slovak: koel tichomorský
Serbian: Pacifički koel
Swedish: australisk koel
Turkish: Pasifik Koeli
Ukrainian: коель східний
Chinese: 太平洋噪鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 澳洲噪鵑

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