Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Black Cuckoo
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus
Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Cuculus cafer
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(1) Senegambia(?), Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, s. Chad, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia, Eritrea, c. Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, s. Angola and Namibia to s. South Africa.
(2) Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Central African Republic, n. and ne. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and w. Kenya.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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