Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Black Coucal

Black Coucal Centropus grillii

Described by: Hartlaub (1861)
Alternate common name(s): African Black Coucal, Black-bellied Coucal, Black-chested Coucal
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Tropical Africa;
Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, s. Chad, n. and ne. Zaire, s. Sudan, w. Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Ugands, w. and s. Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi s. to s. Angola, ne. Namibia, n. Botswana, n. and e. Zimbabwe, Mozambique and e. South Africa (Natal).


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


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