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Greater Coucal
Centropus sinensis (Stephens, 1815)
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Centropus

Scientific:
  Centropus sinensis

Citation:
  (Stephens, 1815)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 9 pt1 p.51

Protonym:
  Polophilus sinensis

Avibase ID:
  F5F991ACE09A8601

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F5F991AC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554758

Geographic range:

  • Centropus sinensis sinensis: Pakistan to n India and s China
  • Centropus sinensis intermedius: Bangladesh to Myanmar, s Thailand, Indochina and Malay Pen.
  • Centropus sinensis bubutus: Greater Sundas and adjacent islands to sw Philippines
  • Centropus sinensis anonymus: S Philippines (Jolo, Tawitawi, Basilan and Sanga Sanga)
  • Centropus sinensis kangeangensis: Kangean Islands (Java Sea)
  • Centropus sinensis parroti: S peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Greater Coucal
Czech:
  kukačka vraní
German:
  Heckenkuckuck
Danish:
  Brunrygget Sporegøg
Spanish:
  Cucal Chino
Finnish:
  aasiankukaali
French:
  Grand Coucal
Italian:
  Cucal maggiore
Japanese:
  oobanken
Japanese:
  オオバンケン
Dutch:
  Chinese Spoorkoekoek
Norwegian:
  Orientsporegjøk
Polish:
  kukal zmienny
Portuguese:
  Cucal-real
Russian:
  Обыкновенная шпорцевая кукушка
Slovak:
  ostrohár krovinový
Swedish:
  större sporrgök
Chinese:
  褐翅鸦鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Grand Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Grand Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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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 (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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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Oriental Bird Club:
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Coucal ( Centropus sinensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Centropus sinensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Bengali: বড় কুবো
Catalan: Cucal gros
Czech: Kukacka tmavá, Kukacka vraní, kukačka vraní
Danish: Brunrygget Sporegøg
German: Heckenkuckuck, Mohrenkuckuck
English: Common Coucal, Common Crow-Pheasant, Coucal, Crow-pheasant, Greater Coucal, Large Coucal
Spanish: Cucal Chino, Cucal Grande
Spanish (Spain): Cucal Chino
Estonian: punaselg-kannuskägu
Finnish: aasiankukaali, Kastanjakukaali, papuankukaali
French: Grand Coucal
Hindi: Chempakam, Kalli kakka
Hungarian: nagy bozótkakukk
Indonesian: Bubut besar, Burung Bubut Besar
Italian: Cucal maggiore, Cuculo fagiano maggiore
Japanese: ō ban-ken, oobanken, oobankenbanken
Japanese: オオバンケン, オオバンケンバンケン
Japanese (Kanji): 大番鵑
Korean: 큰쿠칼
Latin: Centropus menbecki, Centropus sinensis, Centropus sinensis sinensis, Polophilus sinensis
Lithuanian: Paprastoji pentiniuotoji gegutė, paprastoji pentinuotoji gegutė
Malayalam: ഉപ്പൻ, ഉപ്പന്‍, ചെമ്പോത്ത് , ചെമ്പോത്ത് ,ഉപ്പന്‍
Malay: Bubut Besar, Burung Bubut, Burung Bubut Besar, Burung But-but Cari Anak
Dutch: Chinese Spoorkoekoek
Norwegian: Orientsporegjøk
Polish: kukal zmienny
Pinyin: dà hóng máo-jī, dà máo-jī, hè-chì yā-juān, hóng máo-jī, huáng fēng, máo-jī, wū-yā-zhì
Portuguese: Cucal-real
Russian: индийский кукаль, Обыкновенная шпорцевая кукушка, Шпорцевая кукушка
Slovak: Ostrohár krovinný, ostrohár krovinový
Swedish: Orientsporrgök, större sporrgök
Tamil: Shenbagam
Thai: นกกระปูดใหญ่, นกกะปูดใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók kà-pùut yày, nók krà-pùut yày
Ukrainian: Коукал рудокрилий
Vietnamese: Bìm bịp lớn, Chim Bìm bịp lờn
Chinese: 乌鸦雉, 大毛鸡, 大红毛鸡, 毛鸡, 红毛鸡, 褐翅鴉鵑, 褐翅鸦鹃, 黄峰
Chinese (Traditional): 大毛雞, 大紅毛雞, 毛雞, 烏鴉雉, 紅毛雞, 褐翅鴉鵑, 黃峰
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 褐翅鴉鵑
Chinese (Taiwan): 褐翅鸦鹃

 

         

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