Cuculidae (cuckoos, coucals, anis…)

Under construction

Number of genera: 32
Number of species: 147
Number of species completed: 18
In French: page des coucous, coucals, anis en Français

SF Crotophaginae:


Genus Guira – 1 species
Guira Cuckoo Guira guira


Genus Crotophaga – 3 species
Greater Ani Crotophaga major
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris

SF Neomorphinae:


Genus Tapera – 1 species
Striped Cuckoo Tapera naevia


Genus Dromococcyx – 2 species
Pheasant Cuckoo Dromococcyx phasianellus
Pavonine Cuckoo Dromococcyx pavoninus


Genus Morococcyx – 1 species
Lesser Ground-Cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus


Genus Geococcyx – 2 species
Lesser Roadrunner Geococcyx velox
Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus


Genus Neomorphus – 5 species
Banded Ground-Cuckoo Neomorphus radiolosus
Rufous-winged Ground-Cuckoo Neomorphus rufipennis
Red-billed Ground-Cuckoo Neomorphus pucheranii
Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo Neomorphus geoffroyi
Scaled Ground-Cuckoo Neomorphus squamiger

SF Couinae:


Genus Carpococcyx – 3 species
Sumatran Ground-Cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis
Bornean Ground-Cuckoo Carpococcyx radiceus
Coral-billed Ground-Cuckoo Carpococcyx renauldi


Genus Coua – 10 species
Crested Coua Coua cristata
Verreaux’s Coua Coua verreauxi
Blue Coua Coua caerulea
Red-capped Coua Coua ruficeps
Red-fronted Coua Coua reynaudii
Coquerel’s Coua Coua coquereli
Running Coua Coua cursor
Giant Coua Coua gigas
Snail-eating Coua Coua delalandei
Red-breasted Coua Coua serriana

SF Centropodinae:


Genus Centropus – 27 species
Buff-headed Coucal Centropus milo
White-necked Coucal / Pied Coucal Centropus ateralbus
Ivory-billed Coucal / Greater Black Coucal Centropus menbeki
Biak Coucal Centropus chalybeus
Rufous Coucal Centropus unirufus
Green-billed Coucal Centropus chlororhynchos
Black-faced Coucal Centropus melanops
Black-hooded Coucal Centropus steerii
Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis
Bay Coucal Centropus celebensis
Gabon Coucal Centropus anselli
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
Blue-headed Coucal Centropus monachus
Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus
* White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus
Sunda Coucal Centropus nigrorufus
* Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Andaman Coucal Centropus andamanensis
Goliath Coucal Centropus goliath
Malagasy Coucal Centropus toulou
Black Coucal Centropus grillii
* Philippine Coucal Centropus viridis
* Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis
Violaceous Coucal Centropus violaceus
Black-billed Coucal Centropus bernsteini
* Pheasant Coucal Centropus phasianinus

SF Cuculinae:

Tribu Rhinorthini:


Genus Rhinortha – 1 species
* Raffles’s Malkoha Rhinortha chlorophaea

Tribu Phaenicophaeini:


Genus Ceuthmochares – 2 species
Green Malkoha Ceuthmochares australis
Blue Malkoha Ceuthmochares aereus


Genus Taccocua – 1 species
Sirkeer Malkoha Taccocua leschenaultii


Genus Zanclostomus – 1 species
Red-billed Malkoha Zanclostomus javanicus


Genus Phaenicophaeus – 6 species
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris
Chestnut-bellied Malkoha Phaenicophaeus sumatranus
Red-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus
Blue-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus viridirostris
Black-bellied Malkoha Phaenicophaeus diardi
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis


Genus Rhamphococcyx – 1 species
Yellow-billed Malkoha Rhamphococcyx calyorhynchus


Genus Dasylophus – 2 species
Red-crested Malkoha Dasylophus superciliosus
Scale-feathered Malkoha Dasylophus cumingi


Genus Clamator – 4 species
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
* Levaillant’s Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
* Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus


Genus Coccycua – 3 species
Little Cuckoo Coccycua minuta
Dwarf Cuckoo Coccycua pumila
Ash-coloured Cuckoo Coccycua cinerea


Genus Piaya – 2 species
Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana
Black-bellied Cuckoo Piaya melanogaster


Genus Coccyzus – 13 species
Dark-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus melacoryphus
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
Pearly-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus euleri
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor
Cocos Cuckoo Coccyzus ferrugineus
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Grey-capped Cuckoo Coccyzus lansbergi
Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo Coccyzus pluvialis
Bay-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus rufigularis
Jamaican Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus vetula
Puerto Rican Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus vieilloti
Great Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus merlini
Hispaniolan Lizard-Cuckoo Coccyzus longirostris

Tribu Cuculini:


Genus Pachycoccyx – 1 species
Thick-billed Cuckoo Pachycoccyx audeberti


Genus Microdynamis – 1 species
Dwarf Koel Microdynamis parva


Genus Eudynamys – 3 species
* Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Black-billed Koel Eudynamys melanorhynchus
Pacific Koel Eudynamys orientalis


Genus Urodynamis – 1 species
Long-tailed Koel / Long-tailed Cuckoo Urodynamis taitensis


Genus Scythrops – 1 species
Channel-billed Cuckoo Scythrops novaehollandiae


Genus Chrysococcyx – 13 species
Asian Emerald-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
* Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
* Klaas’s Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas
Yellow-throated Cuckoo Chrysococcyx flavigularis
* African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus
Long-billed Cuckoo Chrysococcyx megarhynchus
Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx basalis
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans
Rufous-throated Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx ruficollis
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus
White-eared Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx meyerii
* Little Bronze-Cuckoo Chrysococcyx minutillus


Genus Cacomantis – 10 species
Pallid Cuckoo Cacomantis pallidus
White-crowned Cuckoo Cacomantis leucolophus
Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo Cacomantis castaneiventris
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii
* Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
Grey-bellied Cuckoo Cacomantis passerinus
Brush Cuckoo Cacomantis variolosus
* Rusty-breasted Cuckoo Cacomantis sepulcralis
Moluccan Cuckoo Cacomantis aeruginosus


Genus Cercococcyx – 3 species
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus
Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx montanus


Genus Surniculus – 4 species
* Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus dicruroides
Philippine Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus velutinus
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
Moluccan Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus musschenbroeki


Genus Hierococcyx – 8 species
Moustached Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx vagans
Dark Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx bocki
Large Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides
Common Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx varius
Rufous Hawk-Cuckoo / Northern Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx hyperythrus
Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx pectoralis
Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx fugax
Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx nisicolor


Genus Cuculus – 11 species
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus
* Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus
Sulawesi Cuckoo Cuculus crassirostris
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Madagascan Cuckoo Cuculus rochii
* African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus
Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus
Sunda Cuckoo Cuculus lepidus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

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SP # 31 31/01/18 Centropus superciliosus   S
White-browed Coucal (full) – – – Coucal à sourcils blancs (full)

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