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Coppery-tailed Coucal

Centropus cupreicaudus Reichenow, 1896

The coppery-tailed coucal is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It was first described by the German ornithologist Anton Reichenow in 1896. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Centropus
Scientific:
  Centropus cupreicaudus


Original description

Citation:
  Reichenow, 1896

Reference:
  Orn.Monatsb. p.53

Protonym:
  Centropus cupreicaudus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8769583


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DD7B1DD724654E4C

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DD7B1DD7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DD7B1DD7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554770

Geographic range:

  • Centropus cupreicaudus: Angola to southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, and Malawi
English:
Coppery-tailed Coucal
Catalan:
Cucal dels papirs
Czech:
kukačka měděná
Danish:
Sumpsporegøg
German:
Kupferschwanzkuckuck
Spanish:
Cucal Colicobrizo
Spanish (Spain):
Cucal Colicobrizo
Finnish:
kuparipyrstökukaali
French:
Coucal des papyrus
Croatian:
bakrenasti kukal
Hungarian:
rézfarkú bozótkakukk
Italian:
Cucal codarame
Japanese (romaji):
douiroonagabanken
Japanese:
ドウイロオナガバンケン
Lithuanian:
varinė pentinuotoji gegutė
Dutch:
Koperstaartspoorkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Koparhalesporegauk
Norwegian:
Kobberhalesporegjøk
Polish:
kukal miedzianosterny
Portuguese:
cucal-cauda-de-cobre
Russian:
Меднохвостый кукаль
Slovak:
ostrohár medenochvostý
Serbian:
Bakarnorepi kukal
Swedish:
sumpsporrgök
Ukrainian:
Коукал ангольський
Chinese:
铜尾鸦鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
銅尾鴉鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coucal des papyrus ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coucal des papyrus ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Centropus monachus cupreicaudus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Centropus monachus cupreicaudus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Coppery-tailed Coucal ( Centropus cupreicaudus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Centropus cupreicaudus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Centropus cupreicaudus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Centropus [monachus or cupreicaudus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Grootvleiloerie
Catalan: Cucal dels papirs
Czech: Kukacka medená, kukačka měděná
Danish: Sumpsporegøg
German: Angola-Mönchskuckuck, Kupferschwanzkuckuck
English: Coppery tailed Coucal, Copperytailed Coucal, Coppery-tailed Coucal, Marsh Coucal
English, HBW: Coppery-tailed Coucal
English (IOC): Coppery-tailed Coucal
English (United States): Coppery-tailed Coucal
Spanish: Cucal , Cucal Colicobrizo
Spanish (Spain): Cucal Colicobrizo
Spanish (HBW): Coppery-tailed Coucal
Estonian: soo-kannuskägu
Finnish: Kuparipyrstökukaali
French: Coucal à tête bleue méridional, Coucal des papyrus
Croatian: bakrenasti kukal
Hungarian: rézfarkú bozótkakukk
Italian: Cucal codarame, Cuculo fagiano coda di rame
Japanese (romaji): douiroonagabanken
Japanese: ドウイロオナガバンケン
Kwangali: Mukuku
Scientific: Centropus cupreicaudus, Centropus cupreicaudus cupreicaudus, Centropus monachus cupreicaudatus, Centropus monachus cupreicaudus
Lithuanian: Varinė pentiniuotoji gegutė, varinė pentinuotoji gegutė
Dutch: Koperstaartspoorkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Koparhalesporegauk
Norwegian: Kobberhalesporegjøk
Polish: kukal miedzianosterny
Portuguese: Cucal cauda de cobre, Cucal-cauda-de-cobre
Portuguese (Portugal): cucal-cauda-de-cobre
Russian: Меднохвостая шпорцевая кукушка, Меднохвостый кукаль
Slovak: ostrohár medenochvostý
Serbian: Bakarnorepi kukal
Swedish: Större sporrgök, sumpsporrgök
Swahili: Dudumizi Mkia-shaba
Turkish: Bakır kuyruklu kukal
Ukrainian: Коукал ангольський
Chinese: 铜尾鸦鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 銅尾鴉鵑

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