Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Common Cuckoo
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): European Cuckoo, Eurasian Cuckoo, Grey Cuckoo, Gray Cuckoo, Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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(1) Iberia, Balearic Is. and n. Africa in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
Winter s. in Africa.
(2) Europe from British Isles and n. Scandinavia e. across n. Russia to w. Siberia s. to n. Mediterranean region including Corsica and Sardinia, Turkey, Near East and Middle East to ne. Asia in Anadyrland, Kamchatka, Kiril Is. and Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu).
Winters s. to s. Africa, India, se. Asia, Philippines and New Guinea.
(3) Turkestan, Russian Altai, China (e. Sinkiang) through Mongolia to n. and c. China. Exact range of this race is uncertain.
(4) Nw. China s. to Pakistan, n. India (Kashmir) e. to Sikkim, n. and c. Burma, Indochina in n. Vietnam (Tonkin), c. and s. China and Hainan Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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