Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: African Cuckoo-Hawk

African Cuckoo-Hawk Aviceda cuculoides

Described by: Swainson (1837)
Alternate common name(s): African Cuckoo-falcon, African Baza, African Cuckoo Falcon, Cuckoo-Falcon, African Cuckoo Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kenya - Jun, 1996 © W. S. Clark 
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Africa s. of the Sahara:
(1) Senegambia, s. Mali to Central African Republic and n. Zaire.
(2) Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Cameroon.
(3) Gabon, Congo, s. Angola to Rwanda, Uganda, sw. Ethiopia, ex. s. Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, ne. Namibia and e. and s. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, s. and e. Cape Province).
(4) Ne. Zaire.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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