Cocos Island Cuckoo

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IUCN Conservation Status: Vulnerable (VU)   link
Danish   Cocogøg
German   Cocoskuckuck
English   Cocos Island Cuckoo, Cocos Cuckoo
Spanish   Cuclillo De La Isla Del Coco, Cuclillo, Cuclillo De Isla Del Coco
Estonian   Kookosesaare Kägu (Kookosesaare Vihmakägu)
Finnish   Kookossaarenkäki
French   Coulicou De Cocos, Coccyzus De Cocos
Italian   Cuculo Di Cocos
Dutch   Kokoskoekoek
Norwegian   Cocogjøk
Swedish   Cocosregngök


Alan P. Peterson, M.D. (PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999)


Birds of the World: Recommended English Names (ix + 259); (Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright, 2006)


Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.04.08 (website : "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at

AOU Check-List (07-2005) (website : American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at

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The Galapagos Islands are home to a variety of unique birds, including the Large Ground Finch, one of so called Darwin Finches.