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Horsfield's Cuckoo
Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Cuculus

Scientific:
  Cuculus optatus

Citation:
  Gould, 1845

Reference:
  PZS Pt13 no.145 p.18

Protonym:
  Cuculus optatus

Avibase ID:
  6A735030417F672E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6A735030

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 705303

Geographic range:

  • Cuculus optatus: Russia to Siberia, n China, Korea, Japan; winters to Australia
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  Horsfield's Cuckoo
Tchekeg:
  kukačka Horsfieldova
Alamaneg:
  Horsfieldkuckuck
daneg:
  Orient-gøg
Spagnoleg:
  Cuco de Horsfield
Finneg:
  idänkäki
Galleg:
  Coucou oriental
Italianeg:
  Cuculo orientale
Japaneg:
  tsutsudori
japaneg:
  ツツドリ
Nederlandeg:
  Boskoekoek
Norvegeg:
  Taigagjøk
Poloneg:
  kukulka syberyjska
Portugaleg:
  Cuco-de-horsfield
Rusianeg:
  Глухая кукушка
Sloveg:
  kukučka východná
Svedeg:
  tajgagök
Sinaeg:
  霍氏中杜鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Himalaya Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Coucou oriental ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Horsfield's Cuckoo ( Cuculus horsfieldi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
    Cuculus saturatus optatus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Oriental Cuckoo ( Cuculus optatus)
James Lee Peters (original):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cuculus optatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cuculus optatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cuculus [saturatus, lepidus or optatus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Katalaneg: Cucut de Horsfield
Tchekeg: kukačka Horsfieldova
daneg: Orientgøg, Orient-gøg
Alamaneg: Hopfkuckuck-horsfieldi, Horsfieldkuckuck
Saozneg - RU: Himalaya Cuckoo, Himalayan cuckoo, Horsfield's Cuckoo, Horsfield's Cuckoo (nominal form), Horsfield's Cuckoo (nominate), Northern Oriental Cuckoo, Oriental cuckoo, Saturated cuckoo
English (IOC): Oriental Cuckoo
Spagnoleg: Cuclillo oriental, Cuco de Horsfield, Cuco oriental
Spanish (Spain): Cuco Oriental
Spanish (HBW): Cuco oriental
Estoneg: taigakägu
persianeg: کوکوی شرقی
Finneg: idänkäki
Galleg: Coucou asiatique, Coucou de Horsfield, Coucou oriental, Coucou oriental (nominal), Coucou oriental (nominale), Coucou oriental (race nominale)
Hebreeg: קוקיה מזרחית
Kroateg: Azijska kukavica
Hungareg: Keleti kakukk
indonezeg: Kangkok Horsfield, Kangkok ranting
Italianeg: Cuculo orientale
Japaneg: Tsutsudori, tsutsu-dori
japaneg: *ツツドリ, ツツドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 筒鳥
Koreeg: 벙어리뻐꾸기
Korean (Transliteration): beongeori-ppeokkugi
latin: Cuculus horsfieldi, Cuculus horsfieldi horsfieldi, Cuculus optatus, Cuculus optatus optatus, Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi, Cuculus saturatus optatus, Versiculus horsfieldi
lituaneg: azijinė gegutė
latveg: mēmā dzeguze
mongolieg: Ханамал хөхөө
Nederlandeg: Boskoekoek, Horsfields Koekoek
Norvegeg: Taigagauk
Norvegeg: Taigagjøk
Poloneg: kukulka syberyjska, kukułka syberyjska
Pinyin: běi-fāng zhōng dùjuān, Huò-shì zhōng dùjuān
Portugaleg: Cuco-de-horsfield
Portuguese (Portugal): Cuco-oriental
Rusianeg: Глухая кукушка, Одноголосая кукушка
sindhi: ٽ ٽً يً ٙ ٷَي
Sloveg: kukucka prostredná, kukučka východná
Serbeg: Azijska kukavica
Svedeg: tajgagök
Ukrainiek: Зозуля глуха, Зозуля сибірська
vietnameg: Chim Cu cu phương đông
Sinaeg: 北方中杜鹃, 霍氏中杜鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 北方中杜鵑, 北方中杜鵑〔遠東中杜鵑〕, 霍氏中杜鵑
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 北方中杜鵑
Chinese (Taiwan): 北方中杜鹃

 

         

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