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Blue Cuckooshrike

Cyanograucalus azureus (Cassin, 1852)

The Blue Cuckooshrike (Coracina azurea) is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Campephagidae
Genus:
  Cyanograucalus

Scientific:
  Cyanograucalus azureus

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1852)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 5(1851) p.348

Protonym:
  Graucalus azureus

Avibase ID:
  DCFBF7FD35FC19C6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DCFBF7FD

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559437

Geographic range:

  • Cyanograucalus azureus: Sierra Leone to Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo and sw Uganda; Bioko I.
English:
Blue Cuckooshrike
Czech:
housenčík azurový
German:
Azurraupenfänger
Danish:
Azurgråfugl
Spanish:
Oruguero Azulado
Finnish:
sinikäpinkäinen
French:
Échenilleur bleu
Italian:
Averla cuculo azzurra
Japanese:
rurioosanshoukui
Japanese:
ルリオオサンショウクイ
Dutch:
Blauwe Rupsvogel
Norwegian:
Asurlarveeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Asurlarveetar
Polish:
kruczyna lazurowa
Portuguese:
Picanço-cuco-azul
Russian:
Синий сорокопутовый личинкоед
Slovak:
húseničiarka modrá
Swedish:
blå gråfågel
Ukrainian:
Шикачик синій
Chinese:
蓝鹃鵙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: eruguera blava
Czech: Housencík azurový, housenčík azurový
Danish: Azurgråfugl, Blå Gråfugl
German: Azurraupenfänger, Azur-Raupenfänger, Blauer Raupenfänger
English: African Blue Cuckoo Shrike, African Blue Cuckooshrike, Blue Cuckooshrike, Blue Cuckoo-shrike
English (IOC): Blue Cuckooshrike
Spanish: Oruguero Azul Africano, Oruguero Azulado
Spanish (Spain): Oruguero Azulado
Spanish (HBW): Blue Cuckooshrike
Finnish: Sinikäpinkäinen
French: Echenilleur bleu, Échenilleur bleu
Italian: Averla cuculo azzurra, Coracina azzurra africana
Japanese: rurioosanshoukui
Japanese: ルリオオサンショウクイ
Scientific: Coracina azurea, Cyanograucalus azureus, Graucalus azureus
Lithuanian: Mėlynasis medšarkinis vikšralesys
Dutch: Blauwe Rupsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Asurlarveetar
Norwegian: Asurlarveeter
Polish: gąsienicojad lazurowy, kruczyna lazurowa
Portuguese: Picanço-cuco-azul
Russian: Синий сорокопутовый личинкоед
Slovak: húseničiarka modrá
Swedish: blå gråfågel, Blå nålfågel
Ukrainian: Шикачик синій
Chinese: 蓝鹃鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 藍鵑鵙

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