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Kai Coucal

Centropus spilopterus Gray, GR, 1858

The Kai coucal is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is endemic to the Kai Islands of Indonesia. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the pheasant coucal. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1858

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London p. 184

Protonym:
  Centropus spilopterus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32271696


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2EDD17576E05853A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2EDD1757

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2EDD1757


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554753

Geographic range:

  • Centropus spilopterus: Kai Islands (se Moluccas)
English:
Kai Coucal
Catalan:
Cucal negre de les illes Kai
Czech:
kukačka kaiská
Danish:
Kaisporegøg
German:
Kaikuckuck
Spanish:
Cucal de las Kai
Finnish:
kainkukaali
French:
Coucal des Kaï
Croatian:
kajski kukal
Hungarian:
kai-szigeteki bozótkakukk
Italian:
Cucal delle Kai
Japanese (romaji):
keibanken
Japanese:
ケイバンケン
Lithuanian:
molukinė pentinuotoji gegutė
Dutch:
Kaispoorkoekoek
Norwegian:
Kaisporegjøk
Polish:
kukal lśniący
Portuguese:
cucal-das-kai
Russian:
Молуккская шпорцевая кукушка
Slovak:
ostrohár mokrinový
Swedish:
kaisporrgök
Ukrainian:
Коукал молуцький
Chinese:
摩鹿加鸦鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
褐鴉鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Centropus [phasianinus, mui or spilopterus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Cucal negre de les illes Kai
Czech: Kukacka kaiská, kukačka kaiská
Danish: Kaisporegøg
German: Fasanschwanzkuckuck (spilopterus), Kaikuckuck, Keikuckuck
English: Kai Coucal, Kai Island Coucal, Moluccan Coucal, Pheasant Coucal (Kai)
English, HBW: Kai Coucal
English (IOC): Kai Coucal, Pheasant Coucal (Kai)
English (United States): Pheasant Coucal (Kai)
Spanish: Cucal de las Kai, Cucal de las Molucas, Cucal Faisán (spilopterus)
Spanish (Spain): Cucal Faisán (spilopterus)
Spanish (HBW): Pheasant Coucal (Kai)
Estonian: kai kannuskägu
Finnish: kainkukaali, Kaisaartenkukaali
French: Coucal des Kai, Coucal des Kaï, Coucal faisan (des Kaï), Coucal faisan (spilopterus)
Croatian: kajski kukal
Hungarian: kai-szigeteki bozótkakukk
Indonesian: Bubut Kai
Icelandic: Fasanagaukur (spilopterus)
Italian: Cucal delle Kai, Cuculo fagiano delle Molucche
Japanese (romaji): keibanken, kijibanken (spilopterus)
Japanese: キジバンケン (spilopterus), キジバンケン(spilopterus), ケイバンケン
Scientific: Centropus phasianinus spilopterus, Centropus spilopterus
Lithuanian: molukinė pentinuotoji gegutė
Dutch: Fazantspoorkoekoek (spilopterus), Kaispoorkoekoek, Kai-spoorkoekoek
Norwegian: fasansporegjøk (spilopterus), Kaisporegjøk
Polish: kukal bażanci (spilopterus), kukal lsniacy, kukal lśniący
Portuguese: cucal-das-kai
Portuguese (Portugal): cucal-faisão (spilopterus)
Russian: Молуккская шпорцевая кукушка, Фазаний кукаль (spilopterus)
Slovak: ostrohár mokrinový, ostrohár mokrinový (skup.)
Swedish: fasansporrgök (spilopterus), Kaisporrgök
Turkish: Sülün kukalı (spilopterus)
Ukrainian: Коукал молуцький
Chinese: 摩鹿加鸦鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 褐鴉鵑

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