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Giant Coua
Coua gigas (Boddaert, 1783)
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Coua

Scientific:
  Coua gigas

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.50

Protonym:
  Cuculus gigas

Avibase ID:
  CAFE4C4CC6B092EC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CAFE4C4C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554738

Geographic range:

  • Coua gigas: Thinly distributed in forests and savanna of w and s Madagascar
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  Giant Coua
Tchekeg:
  kukalka velká
Alamaneg:
  Riesen-Seidenkuckuck
daneg:
  Stor Silkegøg
Spagnoleg:
  Cúa Gigante
Finneg:
  isokuku
Galleg:
  Coua géant
Islandeg:
  Silkigaukur
Italianeg:
  Cua gigante
Japaneg:
  onijikakkou
japaneg:
  オニジカッコウ
Nederlandeg:
  Grote Coua
Norvegeg:
  Kjempekoa
Poloneg:
  kuja wielka
Rusianeg:
  Гигантская мадагаскарская кукушка
Sloveg:
  koa veľká
Svedeg:
  jättekoua
Sinaeg:
  大马岛鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Katalaneg: Coua gegant
Tchekeg: Kukal velký, kukalka velká
daneg: Stor Silkegøg
Alamaneg: Riesencoua, Riesen-Seidenkuckuck
Saozneg - RU: Giant Coua, Giant Madagascar Coucal
English (IOC): Giant Coua
Spagnoleg: Cúa Gigante
Spanish (Spain): Cúa Gigante
Spanish (HBW): Giant Coua
Estoneg: suur-siidkägu
Finneg: Isokuku
Galleg: Coua géant
Hungareg: óriás-selyemkakukk
Islandeg: Silkigaukur
Italianeg: Coua gigante, Cua gigante
Japaneg: onijikakkou
japaneg: オニジカッコウ
latin: Coua gigas, Cuculus gigas
lituaneg: Didžioji madagaskarinė gegutė
Malagasy: Eoke, Gory be, Lejabe
Nederlandeg: Grote Coua
Norvegeg: Kjempekoa
Norvegeg: Kjempekoa
Poloneg: kuja wielka
Rusianeg: Гигантская мадагаскарская кукушка
Sloveg: koa veľká
Serbeg: Džinovska kua
Svedeg: Jättecoua, jättekoua
Ukrainiek: Коуа великий
Sinaeg: 大马岛鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 大馬島鵑

 

         

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