Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: African Emerald Cuckoo

African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus

Described by: Shaw (1792)
Alternate common name(s): Emerald Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Jan 12, 2002 © Alan Manson 
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Tropical w. and c. Africa;
Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone,Gambia, s. Mali, Ivory Coast Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sao Tome, Principe, Bioko Is. to Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, n. Angola, ne. Namibia, ex. n. Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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