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Blue Cuckooshrike

Cyanograucalus azureus (Cassin, J 1852)

The blue cuckooshrike is a species of bird in the Cuckooshrike family, Campephagidae. It is found from Sierra Leone and Liberia to eastern and south-western Democratic Republic of Congo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Campephagidae
Genus:
   Cyanograucalus
Scientific:
  Cyanograucalus azureus


Original description

Citation:
  (Cassin, J 1852)

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

Protonym:
  Graucalus azureus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1643024


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DCFBF7FD35FC19C6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DCFBF7FD

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
Catalan:
eruguera blava
Czech:
housenčík azurový
Danish:
Azurgråfugl
German:
Azurraupenfänger
Spanish:
Oruguero Azulado
Spanish (Spain):
Oruguero Azulado
Finnish:
sinikäpinkäinen
French:
Échenilleur bleu
Croatian:
blistavi skovranj
Italian:
Averla cuculo azzurra
Japanese (romaji):
rurioosanshoukui
Japanese:
ルリオオサンショウクイ
Lithuanian:
Mėlynasis medšarkinis vikšralesys
Dutch:
Blauwe Rupsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Asurlarveetar
Norwegian:
Asurlarveeter
Polish:
gąsienicojad lazurowy
Portuguese:
Picanço-cuco-azul
Russian:
Синий цикадник
Slovak:
húseničiarka modrá
Swedish:
blå gråfågel
Ukrainian:
Шикачик синій
Chinese:
蓝鹃鵙
Chinese (Traditional):
藍鵑鵙


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)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
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)
Clements, version 2019:
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)
eBird version 2019:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue Cuckoo-shrike ( Coracina azurea)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Coracina azurea
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Coracina azurea
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Coracina azurea)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Blue Cuckooshrike ( Cyanograucalus azureus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coracina azurea
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coracina azurea

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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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, HBW: Blue Cuckooshrike
English (IOC): Blue Cuckooshrike
English (United States): Blue Cuckooshrike
Spanish: Oruguero Azul Africano, Oruguero Azulado
Spanish (Spain): Oruguero Azulado
Spanish (HBW): Blue Cuckooshrike
Finnish: Sinikäpinkäinen
French: Echenilleur bleu, Échenilleur bleu
Croatian: blistavi skovranj
Italian: Averla cuculo azzurra, Coracina azzurra africana
Japanese (romaji): 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
Portuguese (Portugal): lagarteiro-azul
Russian: Синий сорокопутовый личинкоед, Синий цикадник
Slovak: húseničiarka modrá
Swedish: blå gråfågel, Blå nålfågel
Turkish: Mavi tırtılyiyen
Ukrainian: Шикачик синій
Chinese: 蓝鹃鵙
Chinese (Traditional): 藍鵑鵙

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