Shining Bronze Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx lucidus - Coucou éclatant

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Cuculiformes

  • Family
    :

    Cuculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chrysococcyx

  • Species
    :

    lucidus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Coucou éclatant
adult
Coucou éclatant
adult

Shining Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx lucidus) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Chrysococcyx lucidus lucidus (New Zealand and nearby islands)
  • Chrysococcyx lucidus harterti (Rennell and Bellona Is.. s Solomon Is..)
  • Chrysococcyx lucidus layardi (New Caledonia, Loyalty Is., Vanuatu, Banks and Santa Cruz Is.)
  • Chrysococcyx lucidus plagosus (Australia)

Foreign names

  • Coucou éclatant,
  • Cuclillo broncíneo,
  • Glanzbronzekuckuck,
  • fénylő rézkakukk,
  • Gouden Bronskoekoek,
  • Cuculo bronzeo splendente,
  • guldglansgök,
  • Bronsegjøk,
  • kukučka lesklá,
  • kukačka nádherná,
  • Bronzegøg,
  • kiiltokäki,
  • cucut bronzat lluent,
  • kukułeczka jarzębata,
  • Бронзовая кукушка,
  • Kedasi emas,
  • ヨコジマテリカッコウ,
  • 金鹃,
  • 金鵑〔閃亮金鵑〕,

Voice song and cries

Coucou éclatant
adult

Habitat

Coucou éclatant
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 07-02-2016
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