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Grey Cuckooshrike

Ceblepyris caesius Lichtenstein, MHC 1823

The grey cuckooshrike is a species of bird in the cuckooshrike family Campephagidae. It is a medium-sized forest bird, with grey to blue-grey plumage and large black eyes. There are two subspecies that occur in forest patches of southern and central Africa respectively. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Campephagidae
Genus:
   Ceblepyris
Scientific:
  Ceblepyris caesius


Original description

Citation:
  Lichtenstein, MHC 1823

Reference:
   Verz. Doubl. zool. Mus. K. Univ. Berlin

Protonym:
  Ceblepyris caesia


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C7B05F466D3D022F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C7B05F46

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C7B05F46


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559441

Geographic range:

  • Ceblepyris caesius caesius: Zimbabwe and Mozambique to e South Africa
  • Ceblepyris caesius purus (purus): Sudan and Ethiopia to Uganda and Malawi
  • Ceblepyris caesius purus (preussi): Humid montane forests of se Nigeria, Cameroon and Bioko I.
English:
Grey Cuckooshrike
Catalan:
eruguera grisa
Czech:
housenčík šedý
Danish:
Ensfarvet Gråfugl
German:
Waldraupenfänger
Spanish:
Oruguero Gris
Spanish (Spain):
Oruguero Gris
Finnish:
afrikanharmaakäpinkäinen
French:
Échenilleur gris
Croatian:
sivi skovranj
Italian:
Averla cuculo grigia
Japanese (romaji):
haiirooosanshoukui
Japanese:
ハイイロオオサンショウクイ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinis medšarkinis vikšralesys
Dutch:
Bosrupsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grålarveetar
Norwegian:
Grålarveeter
Polish:
kruczyna szara
Portuguese:
lagarteiro-cinzento
Russian:
Лесной воронец
Slovak:
húseničiarka sivá
Swedish:
enfärgad gråfågel
Ukrainian:
Шикачик сірий
Chinese:
非洲灰鹃鵙
Chinese (Traditional):
非洲鵑鵙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grey Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Grey Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Grey Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Grey Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Grey Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Grey Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Échenilleur gris ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Échenilleur gris ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Gray Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Gray Cuckoo-Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Gray Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Grey Cuckoo Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Grey Cuckoo Shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Coracina caesia [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Coracina caesia [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Coracina caesia [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Coracina caesia) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Grey Cuckooshrike ( Ceblepyris caesius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coracina caesia [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coracina caesia [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Bloukatakoeroe
Catalan: eruguera grisa
Czech: Housencík šedý, housenčík šedý
Danish: Ensfarvet Gråfugl
German: Grauer Raupenfänger, Waldraupenfänger, Wald-Raupenfänger
English: African Gray Cuckoo Shrike, African Gray Cuckooshrike, African Gray Cuckoo-shrike, African Grey Cuckoo Shrike, African Grey Cuckooshrike, African Grey Cuckoo-shrike, Gray Cuckooshrike, Gray Cuckoo-shrike, Grey Cuckooshrike, Grey Cuckoo-shrike, Mountain Gray Cuckooshrike, Mountain Grey Cuckooshrike
English, HBW: Grey Cuckooshrike
English (IOC): Grey Cuckooshrike
English (Kenya): Grey Cuckooshrike
English (New Zealand): Grey Cuckoo-shrike
English (United States): Gray Cuckooshrike
Spanish: Oruguero Gris, Oruguero Gris Africano
Spanish (Spain): Oruguero Gris
Spanish (HBW): Gray Cuckooshrike
Finnish: Afrikanharmaakäpinkäinen
French: Echenilleur gris, Échenilleur gris
Croatian: sivi skovranj
Italian: Averla cuculo grigia, Coracina grigia africana
Japanese (romaji): haiirooosanshoukui
Japanese: ハイイロオオサンショウクイ
Scientific: Ceblepyris caesia, Ceblepyris caesius, Ceblepyris caesius caesius, Coracina caesia, Coracina caesia caesia
Lithuanian: Afrikinis medšarkinis vikšralesys
Dutch: Bosrupsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grålarveetar
Norwegian: Grålarveeter
Polish: kruczyna szara
Portuguese: Lagarteiro-cinzento, Picanco cuco cinzento
Portuguese (Portugal): lagarteiro-cinzento
Russian: Лесной воронец, Лесной сорокопутовый личинкоед
Slovak: húseničiarka sivá
Swedish: enfärgad gråfågel, Mörk gråfågel
Swahili: Gude Kijivu
Turkish: Gri tırtılyiyen
Ukrainian: Шикачик сірий
Xhosa: Umsimpofu
Chinese: 非洲灰鹃鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鵑鵙
Zulu: iKlebedwane

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