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Sunda Cuckoo
Cuculus lepidus Müller, S, 1845
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Cuculus

Scientific:
  Cuculus lepidus

Citation:
  Müller, S, 1845

Reference:
  Verh.Nat.Gesch.[Temminck] Land-Volk. pt8 p.236,note

Protonym:
  Cuculus lepidus

Avibase ID:
  BC2989BCCB5FF5D4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BC2989BC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 705302

Geographic range:

  • Cuculus lepidus: Malay Peninsula, Greater and Lesser Sundas
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Sunda Cuckoo
German:
  Sundakuckuck
Danish:
  Lille Skovgøg
Spanish:
  Cuco de la Sonda
French:
  Coucou de la Sonde
Italian:
  Cuculo della Sonda
Japanese:
  sundatsutsudori
Japanese:
  スンダツツドリ
Dutch:
  Soendakoekoek
Norwegian:
  Sundagjøk
Polish:
  kukulka sundajska
Russian:
  Малайско-зондская кукушка
Slovak:
  kukučka sundská
Swedish:
  sundagök
Chinese:
  巽他杜鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coucou de la Sonde ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Cuculus saturatus lepidus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Sunda Cuckoo ( Cuculus lepidus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cuculus lepidus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cuculus lepidus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cuculus [saturatus or lepidus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Cucut de la Sonda
Danish: Lille Skovgøg
German: Sundakuckuck
English: Horsfield's Cuckoo, Indonesian Cuckoo, Northern Muted Cuckoo, Sunda Cuckoo
English (IOC): Sunda Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuco da las Sundas, Cuco de la Sonda
Spanish (Spain): Cuco de La Sonda
Spanish (HBW): Sunda Cuckoo
French: Coucou de la Sonde
Indonesian: Kangkok Sunda, Kangkong sunda
Italian: Cuculo della Sonda
Japanese: sundatsutsudori
Japanese: スンダツツドリ
Scientific: Cuculus lepidus, Cuculus optatus, Cuculus saturatus insulindae, Cuculus saturatus lepidus
Dutch: Soendakoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sundagauk
Norwegian: Sundagjøk
Polish: kukulka sundajska, kukułka sundajska
Russian: Малайско-зондская кукушка
Slovak: kukučka sundská
Serbian: Sundska kukavica
Swedish: sundagök
Chinese: 巽他杜鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 巽他中杜鵑

 

         

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