Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Levaillant's Cuckoo
Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
Described by: Swainson (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Striped Cuckoo, Stripe-breasted Cuckoo, Striped Crested Cuckoo, African Striped Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): Oxylophus levaillanti, Clamator cafer, Cuculus cafer
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Senegambia, s. Mali, s. Mauritania, Burkina Faso e. to sw. Niger, Nigeria, sw. Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana and n. South Africa. In w. and c. Africa, it is primarily a migrant.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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