Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Dideric Cuckoo

Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Didric Cuckoo, Diederick Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


South Africa - Oct, 2001 © Harold Stiver  Oman - Nov 1, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard  Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve, South Africa - Jan 11, 2006 © Charlie Moores 
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Sub-Saharan Africa. E. Arabia;
Two populations;
Ex. sw. Mauritania, Senegambia e. across s. Mali, s. Niger, Cameroon, Bioko Is., s. Chad, s. Sudan to Ethiopia, Somalia and se. Arabia s. to 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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