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Channel-billed Cuckoo

Scythrops novaehollandiae Latham, 1790

The Channel-billed Cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae) is a species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Scythrops. The species is the largest brood parasite in the world, and the largest cuckoo. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Scythrops

Scientific:
  Scythrops novaehollandiae

Citation:
  Latham, 1790

Reference:
  IndexOrn. 1 p.141

Protonym:
  Scythrops novae Hollandiae

Avibase ID:
  D9638667C2360B03

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D9638667

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554721

Geographic range:

  • Scythrops novaehollandiae novaehollandiae: breeds northern and eastern Australia; migrates to New Guinea, Lesser Sundas, and Moluccas
  • Scythrops novaehollandiae fordi: Sulawesi and the Banggai, Sula, and Tukangbesi Islands
  • Scythrops novaehollandiae schoddei: Bismarck Archipelago
English:
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Czech:
kukačka obrovská
German:
Fratzenkuckuck
Danish:
Kæmpegøg
Spanish:
Cuco Tucán
Finnish:
jättikäki
French:
Coucou présageur
Icelandic:
Sperrigaukur
Italian:
Cuculo scanalato
Japanese:
ooonikakkou
Japanese:
オオオニカッコウ
Dutch:
Reuzenkoekoek
Norwegian:
Fikengjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fikengauk
Polish:
zlobianka
Russian:
Исполинская кукушка
Slovak:
kukučka obrovská
Swedish:
jättegök
Ukrainian:
Зозуля-велет
Chinese:
沟嘴鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Cucut tucà
Czech: Kukacka obrovská, kukačka obrovská
Danish: Kæmpegøg
German: Fratzenkuckuck
English: Big Storm Bird, Channel billed Cuckoo, Channelbill, Channel-billed Cuckoo, Fig Hawk, Flood Bird, Storm Bird
English (IOC): Channel-billed Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuco Tucán
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Tucán
Spanish (HBW): Channel-billed Cuckoo
Estonian: hiidnokk-kägu
Finnish: Jättikäki
French: Coucou présageur
Hungarian: sólyomkakukk
Indonesian: Karakalo Australia, Kuréu
Icelandic: Sperrigaukur
Italian: Cuculo becco scanalato, Cuculo scanalato
Japanese: ooonikakkou
Japanese: オオオニカッコウ
Scientific: Scythrops novae Hollandiae, Scythrops novaehollandiae, Scythrops novaehollandiae novaehollandiae
Lithuanian: Raukšlėtasnapė gegutė
Dutch: Reuzenkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fikengauk
Norwegian: Fikengjøk
Polish: zlobianka, żłobianka
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-tucano
Russian: Исполинская кукушка
Slovak: kukučka obrovská
Serbian: Kukavica izrezbarenog kljuna
Swedish: Jättegök
Ukrainian: Зозуля-велет
Chinese: 沟嘴鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 溝嘴鵑

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