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Little or Green-cheeked Bronze-Cuckoo [excl. russatus]

Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus] (= Chrysococcyx minutillus) Gould, J 1859

The little bronze cuckoo is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Southeast Asia, New Guinea and northern and eastern Australia, where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It is the world's smallest cuckoo, at 17 grams (0.60 oz) and 15 cm (6 in). The subspecies rufomerus and crassirostris are sometimes given specific status. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Chrysococcyx
Scientific:
  Chrysococcyx minutillus


Original description

Citation:
  Gould, J 1859

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 27(1) p.128

Protonym:
  Chrysococcyx minutillus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32274534


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B6C9DFC89646AD68

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B6C9DFC8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B6C9DFC8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554699

Geographic range:

  • Chrysococcyx minutillus minutillus: Moluccas, Lesser Sundas, n Australia and Melville I.
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus peninsularis: Extreme s Thailand and Malay Peninsula
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus albifrons: N Sumatra and w Java
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus aheneus: SE Borneo and s Philippine Islands
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus cleis: N and e Borneo
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus jungei: Sulawesi, Madu, Flores, and Timor; the population on Timor may represent an undescribed subspecies
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus misoriensis: Lowlands of coastal n New Guinea and adjacent islands
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus barnardi: E Australia (se Queensland to ne New South Wales)
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus poecilurus: Lowlands of coastal s New Guinea and adjacent islands
  • Chrysococcyx rufomerus: Lesser Sundas (Romang, Kisar, Leti, Moa, Sermata and Damar)
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English:
Little or Green-cheeked Bronze-Cuckoo [excl. russatus]
French:
Coucou menu ou C. à joues vertes [excl. russatus]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little or Green-cheeked Bronze-Cuckoo [excl. russatus] ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little or Green-cheeked Bronze-Cuckoo [excl. russatus] ( Chalcites [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little or Green-cheeked Bronze-Cuckoo [excl. russatus] ( Chalcites [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Little or Green-cheeked Bronze-Cuckoo [excl. russatus] ( Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Little Bronze-cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Chrysococcyx [minutillus, russatus or rufomerus]

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Catalan: Cucut bronzat menut
Czech: kukačka trpasličí
Danish: Lille Bronzegøg
German: Kleiner Bronzekuckuck
English: Little Bronze-Cuckoo, Little or Green-cheeked Bronze-Cuckoo [excl. russatus]
Spanish: Cuclillo Menudo
Spanish (Spain): Cuclillo Menudo
Estonian: väike-pronkskägu
Finnish: pikkupronssikäki
French: Coucou menu, Coucou menu ou C. à joues vertes [excl. russatus]
Hungarian: kis rézkakukk
Indonesian: Kedasi Laut
Italian: Cuculo bronzeo minore
Japanese (romaji): akameterikakkou
Japanese: アカメテリカッコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 照り郭公
Scientific: Chalcites [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus], Chalcites minutillus, Chalcites minutillus minutillus, Chrysococcyx [minutillus or rufomerus, excl. russatus], Chrysococcyx minutillus, Chrysococcyx minutillus minutillus
Lithuanian: Mažoji bronzinė gegutė
Malay: Sewah Daun
Dutch: Kleine Bronskoekoek
Norwegian: Pygmégjøk
Polish: kukuleczka zielonoglowa
Pinyin: xiǎo jīn-juān
Russian: Малая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka zelenohlavá
Swedish: Mindre glansgök
Thai: นกคัคคูสีทองแดง
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰák-kʰuu sĭi-tʰoaaŋ-daeeŋ
Ukrainian: Дідрик зеленоголовий
Vietnamese: Chim Tìm vịt trán trắng
Chinese: 棕胸金鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 棕胸金鵑〔小金鵑〕

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