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Lesser Ground-Cuckoo

Morococcyx erythropygus (Lesson, 1842)

The Lesser Ground Cuckoo (Morococcyx erythropygus) is a species of cuckoo in the monotypic genus Morococcyx in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Morococcyx

Scientific:
  Morococcyx erythropygus

Citation:
  (Lesson, 1842)

Reference:
  Rev.Zool. 5 p.210

Protonym:
  Coccyzus erythropyga

Avibase ID:
  BE08306A2A83C81F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BE08306A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554794

Geographic range:

  • Morococcyx erythropygus erythropygus: S Mexico (Isthmus of Tehuántepec to n Costa Rica)
  • Morococcyx erythropygus mexicanus: Arid w Mexico (Sinaloa to Isthmus of Tehuántepec)
English:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka drozdí
German:
Drosselkuckuck
Danish:
Lille Jordgøg
Spanish:
Cuclillo Bobo
Finnish:
pikkumaakäki
French:
Géocoucou de Lesson
Icelandic:
Hvellgaukur
Italian:
Cuculo terragnolo minore
Japanese:
chibimichibashiri
Japanese:
チビミチバシリ
Dutch:
Lijsterkoekoek
Norwegian:
Trostegjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Trastgauk
Polish:
klinochwostka mala
Russian:
Дроздовидная кукушка
Slovak:
kukuľa okrovobruchá
Swedish:
trastgök
Ukrainian:
Таязура руда
Chinese:
小地鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Géocoucou de Lesson ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Géocoucou de Lesson ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
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:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lesser Ground Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Lesser Ground-cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
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 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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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 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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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 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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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:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Morococcyx erythropygus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Morococcyx erythropygus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Morococcyx erythropygus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo ( Morococcyx erythropygus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Morococcyx erythropygus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Morococcyx erythropygus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Cucut babau
Czech: Kukacka drozdí, kukačka drozdí
Danish: Lille Jordgøg
German: Drosselkuckuck
English: Lesser Ground Cuckoo, Lesser Ground-Cuckoo, Rufous-rumped Cuckoo
English (IOC): Lesser Ground Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Bobo, Cuclillo Sabanero, Cuclillo Terrestre, Cucu terrestre, Cucu-terrestre Menor
Spanish (Costa Rica): Cuclillo sabanero
Spanish (Spain): Cuclillo Bobo
Spanish (HBW): Lesser Ground-Cuckoo
Spanish (Honduras): Cucu terrestre
Spanish (Mexico): cuclillo terrestre, Cucu-terrestre Menor
Spanish (Nicaragua): Cuclillo Sabanero
Estonian: rästaskägu
Finnish: Pikkumaakäki
French: Chemineau de Lesson, Géocoucou de Lesson
Hungarian: kis földikakukk
Icelandic: Hvellgaukur
Italian: Cuculo di terra minore, Cuculo terragnolo minore
Japanese: chibimichibashiri
Japanese: チビミチバシリ
Scientific: Coccyzus erythropyga, Morococcyx erythropygius, Morococcyx erythropygus, Morococcyx erythropygus erythropygus
Lithuanian: Strazdinė gegutė
Dutch: Lijsterkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Trastgauk
Norwegian: Trostegjøk
Polish: klinochwostka mala, klinochwostka mała
Russian: Дроздовидная кукушка
Slovak: kukuľa okrovobruchá
Swedish: Mindre markgök, trastgök
Ukrainian: Таязура руда
Chinese: 小地鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 小地鵑

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