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


Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Nov 16, 2003 © Alan Manson  Kakamega Forest, Kenya - Nov 10, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney 
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Sub-Saharan Africa;
(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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