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Parasitic Weaver

Anomalospiza imberbis (Cabanis, 1868)

The Cuckoo-finch (Anomalospiza imberbis), also known as the Parasitic Weaver or Cuckoo Weaver, is a small passerine bird now placed in the family Viduidae with the indigobirds and whydahs. It occurs in grassland in Africa south of the Sahara. The male is mainly yellow and green while the female is buff with dark streaks. The eggs are laid in the nests of other birds. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
  Anomalospiza

Scientific:
  Anomalospiza imberbis

Citation:
  (Cabanis, 1868)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 16 p.412

Protonym:
  Crithagra imberbis

Avibase ID:
  C97A5C393EA6FC03

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C97A5C39

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558601

Geographic range:

  • Anomalospiza imberbis imberbis: Ethiopia through East Africa, s Democratic Republic of the Congo and s-c Africa to S Africa
  • Anomalospiza imberbis butleri: patchily distributed from Gambia south to Sierra Leone, east to South Sudan and northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Parasitic Weaver
Czech:
přádelník kukaččí
German:
Kuckuckswitwe
Danish:
Gøgevæver
Spanish:
Viuda Anómala
Finnish:
kutojaleski
French:
Anomalospize parasite
Italian:
Tessitore parassita
Japanese:
kakkouhataori
Japanese:
カッコウハタオリ
Dutch:
Koekoekswever
Norwegian:
Gjøkvever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gaukvevar
Polish:
kukulnik
Portuguese:
Tecelão-parasita
Russian:
Паразитическая вдовушка
Slovak:
kukučiarka žltá
Swedish:
gökänka
Ukrainian:
Зозульчак
Chinese:
寄生织雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Anomalospize parasite ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Anomalospize parasite ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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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:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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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:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Cuckoo Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Cuckoo Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
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:
Cuckoo Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Cuckoo Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Cuckoo Finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Cuckoo-finch ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Anomalospiza imberbis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Anomalospiza imberbis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anomalospiza imberbis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Parasitic Weaver ( Anomalospiza imberbis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anomalospiza imberbis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anomalospiza imberbis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Koekoekvink
Catalan: vídua cucut
Czech: Prádelník kukaccí, přádelník kukaččí
Danish: Gøgevæver
German: Kuckucksfink, Kuckucks-Fink, Kuckucksweber, Kuckuckswitwe
English: Cameroon Cuckoo-Weaver, Cuckoo Finch, Cuckoo Weaver, Cuckoofinch, Cuckoo-finch, Cuckoofinch Weaver, Parasitic Weaver
English (IOC): Cuckoo-finch
English (Kenya): Parasitic Weaver
English (South Africa): Cuckoo Finch
Spanish: Tejedor Parásito, Viuda Anómala
Spanish (Spain): Viuda anómala
Spanish (HBW): Parasitic Weaver
Finnish: kutojaleski, Loiskutoja
French: Anomalospize parasite, Tisserin coucou, Tisserin parasite, Tisserin-coucou
Hungarian: kakukk-szövőmadár
Italian: Tessitore parassita
Japanese: kakkouhataori
Japanese: カッコウハタオリ
Scientific: Anomalospiza imberbis, Anomalospiza imberbis imberbis, Anomalospiza imberbis rendalli, Crithagra imberbis
Lithuanian: Gegutinis audėjas
Dutch: Koekoekswever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gaukvevar
Norwegian: Gjøkvever
Polish: kukulnik
Portuguese: Tecelão-parasita, viúva-parasita
Russian: Кукушковый ткач, Паразитическая вдовушка
Slovak: kukučiarka žltá
Serbian: Kukavičja tkalja
Swedish: gökänka, Gökvävare
Swahili: Yombeyombe Manjano
Ukrainian: Зозульчак
Chinese: 寄生织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 寄生織布鳥

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