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Little Bronze-Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx minutillus (Gould, 1859)

The Little Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx minutillus) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. This is the world's smallest cuckoo, at 17 grams and 15 cm (6 in). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Chrysococcyx

Scientific:
  Chrysococcyx minutillus

Citation:
  (Gould, 1859)

Reference:
  PZS Pt(27)1 p.128

Protonym:
  Chrysococcyx minutillus

Avibase ID:
  D53BAFB3216517A6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D53BAFB3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554699

Geographic range:

  • Chrysococcyx minutillus minutillus: Moluccas, Lesser Sundas, n Australia and Melville I.
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus peninsularis: Extreme s Thailand and Malay Peninsula
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus albifrons: N Sumatra and w Java
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus aheneus: SE Borneo and s Philippine Islands
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus cleis: N and e Borneo
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus jungei: Sulawesi, Madu, Flores, and Timor; the population on Timor may represent an undescribed subspecies
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus misoriensis: Lowlands of coastal n New Guinea and adjacent islands
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus barnardi: E Australia (se Queensland to ne New South Wales)
  • Chrysococcyx minutillus poecilurus: Lowlands of coastal s New Guinea and adjacent islands
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English:
Little Bronze-Cuckoo
Catalan:
Cucut bronzat menut
Czech:
kukačka trpasličí
Danish:
Lille Bronzegøg
German:
Glanzkuckuck
Spanish:
Cuclillo Menudo
Spanish (Spain):
Cuclillo Menudo
Finnish:
pikkupronssikäki
French:
Coucou menu
Hungarian:
kis rézkakukk
Italian:
Cuculo bronzato minore
Japanese:
akameterikakkou
Japanese:
アカメテリカッコウ
Lithuanian:
Mažoji bronzinė gegutė
Dutch:
Kleine Bronskoekoek
Norwegian:
Pygmégjøk
Polish:
kukuleczka zielonoglowa
Russian:
Малая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka zelenohlavá
Swedish:
Mindre glansgök
Ukrainian:
Дідрик зеленоголовий
Chinese:
棕胸金鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
小金鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucou menu ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucou menu ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chalcites minutillus)
Clements 4th edition:
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Little Bronze Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Little Bronze-Cuckoo ( Chrysococcyx minutillus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chrysococcyx [minutillus or russatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Cucut bronzat menut
Czech: Kukacka trpaslicí, kukačka trpasličí
Danish: Lille Bronzegøg
German: Glanzkuckuck, Kleiner Bronzekuckuck, Zwerbronzekuckuck
English: Little Bronze Cuckoo, Little Bronze-Cuckoo, Malay Bronze-Cuckoo, Malay Cuckoo, Malay Emerald Cuckoo, Malayan Bronze Cuckoo, Malayan Bronze-Cuckoo, Malaysian Bronze-Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo , Cuclillo Esmeralda Malayo, Cuclillo Menudo
Spanish (Spain): Cuclillo Menudo
Estonian: väike-pronkskägu
Finnish: Pikkupronssikäki
French: Coucou menu, Coucou nain
Hungarian: kis rézkakukk
Indonesian: Burung Kedasi Laut, Kedasi Laut
Italian: Cuculo bronzato minore, Cuculo bronzeo minore
Japanese: akameterikakkou, teri-kakkō
Japanese: アカメテリカッコウ, テリカッコウ
Japanese (Kanji): 照り郭公
Scientific: Chalchites minutillus, Chalcites malayanus, Chalcites minutillus, Chalcites minutillus malayanus, Chalcites minutillus minutillus, Chrysococcyx malayanus, Chrysococcyx minutillus, Chrysococcyx minutillus minutillus, Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus malayanus, Cuculus malayanus
Lithuanian: Mažoji bronzinė gegutė
Malay: Burung Sewah Daun, Sewah Daun
Dutch: Kleine Bronskoekoek
Norwegian: Pygmégjøk
Polish: kukuleczka zielonoglowa, kukułeczka zielonogłowa
Pinyin: xiǎo jīn-juān, zōng-xiōng jīn-juān
Russian: Малая бронзовая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka zelenohlavá
Swedish: Mindre glansgök
Thai: นกคัคคูสีทองแดง , นกคัคคูสีทองแดง
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰák-kʰuu sĭi-tʰoaaŋ-daeeŋ
Ukrainian: Дідрик зеленоголовий
Vietnamese: Chim Tìm vịt nhỏ, Chim Tìm vịt trán trắng
Chinese: 小金鹃, 棕胸金鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 小金鵑, 棕胸金鵑

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