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Pallid Cuckoo

Heteroscenes pallidus (Latham, 1801)

The Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Australia, Christmas Island, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. Its egg weighs about 3.9g and it incubates for about 13 days.
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Heteroscenes

Scientific:
  Heteroscenes pallidus

Citation:
  (Latham, 1801)

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.lx

Protonym:
  Columba pallida

Avibase ID:
  D2B68684F0C497FD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D2B68684

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554686

Geographic range:

  • Heteroscenes pallidus: Australia and Tasmania; winters north to Wallacea
English:
Pallid Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka australská
German:
Blasskuckuck
Danish:
Australsk Gøg
Spanish:
Cuco Pálido
Finnish:
valkoniskakäki
French:
Coucou pâle
Italian:
Cuculo pallido
Japanese:
haiirokakkou
Japanese:
ハイイロカッコウ
Dutch:
Vale Koekoek
Norwegian:
Blekgjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bleikgauk
Polish:
kukulka blada
Portuguese:
Cuco-pálido
Russian:
Бледная кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka bledá
Swedish:
blek buskgök
Ukrainian:
Зозуля бліда
Chinese:
淡色杜鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucou pâle ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucou pâle ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Heteroscenes pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cacomantis pallidus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Cuculus pallidus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Cuculus pallidus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Cuculus pallidus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Pallid Cuckoo ( Cuculus pallidus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cacomantis pallidus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cacomantis pallidus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Cucut pàl·lid
Czech: Kukacka australská, kukačka australská
Danish: Australsk Gøg
German: Blasskuckuck
English: Brain-fever Bird, Grasshopper Hawk, Mosquito Hawk, Pallid Cuckoo, Rain Bird, Scale Bird, Semitone Bird, Storm Bird, Unadorned Cuckoo, Weather Bird, Wet Bird
English (IOC): Pallid Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Pálido, Cuco Pálido
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Pálido
Spanish (HBW): Pallid Cuckoo
Estonian: helekägu
Finnish: Valkoniskakäki
French: Coucou pâle
Indonesian: Kangkok Pucat
Italian: Cuculo pallido
Japanese: haiirokakkou
Japanese: ハイイロカッコウ
Scientific: Cacomantis pallidus, Cacomantis pallidus pallidus, Columba pallida, Cuculus pallidus, Heteroscenes pallidus
Lithuanian: Blyškioji gegutė
Dutch: Vale Koekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bleikgauk
Norwegian: Blekgjøk
Polish: kukulka blada, kukułka blada
Portuguese: Cuco-pálido
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-pálido
Russian: Бледная кукушка
Slovak: Kukučka bledá
Swedish: Australisk gök, blek buskgök
Ukrainian: Зозуля бліда
Chinese: 淡色杜鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 蒼色杜鵑

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