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Horsfield's Cuckoo
Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Cuculiformes - cuckoos »  family Cuculidae - cuckoos »  genus Cuculus

Scientific synonyms

Cuculus saturatus optatus
Cuculus optatus belli Mathews, 1916
Cuculus cantor Cabanis & Heine, 1863
Cuculus horsfieldi Moore, 1857
Versiculus horsfieldi
Cuculus saturatus horsfieldi

Other names

= Oriental Cuckoo

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Cuculus optatus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [32367]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [d2954e43-3050-4a02-855a-8550cc5aab8d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Cuculus horsfieldi Moore, 1857]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Cuculus optatus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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