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Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo

Cercococcyx mechowi Cabanis, 1882

The Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx mechowi) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Cercococcyx

Scientific:
  Cercococcyx mechowi

Citation:
  Cabanis, 1882

Reference:
  J.Orn. 30 p.230

Protonym:
  Cercococcyx Mechowi

Avibase ID:
  D64491E4175B83C2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D64491E4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554687

Geographic range:

  • Cercococcyx mechowi: Sierra Leone to northwestern Angola and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka popelavá
German:
Schweifkuckuck
Danish:
Langhalet Gøg
Spanish:
Cuco Colilargo Oscuro
Finnish:
nokikäki
French:
Coucou de Mechow
Italian:
Cuculo codalunga fosco
Japanese:
onagakakkou
Japanese:
オナガカッコウ
Dutch:
Grijze Langstaartkoekoek
Norwegian:
Kratthalegjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kratthalegauk
Polish:
kukulka ciemna
Portuguese:
Cuco-escuro
Russian:
Тёмная длиннохвостая кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka dlhochvostá
Swedish:
mörk långstjärtsgök
Ukrainian:
Зозуля-довгохвіст темна
Chinese:
暗色长尾鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucou de Mechow ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucou de Mechow ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
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 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Cercococcyx mechowi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Cercococcyx mechowi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Cercococcyx mechowi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo ( Cercococcyx mechowi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cercococcyx mechowi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cercococcyx mechowi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Cucut cuallarg fosc
Czech: Kukacka popelavá, kukačka popelavá
Danish: Langhalet Gøg
German: Schweifkuckuck
English: Dusky Cuckoo, Dusky Long tailed Cuckoo, Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo, Mechow's Long-tailed Cuckoo
English (IOC): Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuco Colilargo Oscuro, Cucu Pardo
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Colilargo Oscuro
Spanish (HBW): Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo
Estonian: jõgi-händkägu
Finnish: Nokikäki
French: Coucou de Mechow
Italian: Cuculo codalunga fosco, Cuculo codalungo bruno
Japanese: onagakakkou
Japanese: オナガカッコウ
Scientific: Cercococcyx mechowi, Cercococcyx wellsi
Lithuanian: Tamsioji ilgauodegė gegutė
Dutch: Grijze Langstaartkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kratthalegauk
Norwegian: Kratthalegjøk
Polish: kukulka ciemna, kukułka ciemna
Portuguese: Cuco-escuro
Russian: Тёмная длиннохвостая кукушка
Slovak: kukučka dlhochvostá
Serbian: Tamna dugorepa kukavica
Swedish: Mörk långstjärtsgök
Swahili: Kekeo Kijivucheusi
Ukrainian: Зозуля-довгохвіст темна
Chinese: 暗色长尾鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 烏長尾鵑

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