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

Other names

= Oriental Cuckoo

IUCN category:Least Concern
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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 Australian Faunal Directory [d2954e43-3050-4a02-855a-8550cc5aab8d]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [32367]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Cuculus optatus Gould, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
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 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Cuculus optatus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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