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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Tropical Africa;
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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