African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis) - HBW 4, p. 554
French: Coucou africain
Spanish: Cuco Barbiblanco
Taxonomy: Cuculus gularis Stephens, 1815, Camdeboo, Cape Province.
Forms a superspecies with C. canorus, with which formerly considered conspecific. Monotypic.
Distribution: Senegal and Gambia through N Nigeria to Eritrea, NW Somalia and Kenya, and S to Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and E South Africa (Transvaal and Natal).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Brufut, Western Division, The Gambia
Paul Cools 30 June 2012 1 year ago 4.7
Active and vocal in low trees next to the Okakuejo Waterhole. Came in to playback.
Locality Etosha National Park, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Charles Hesse 16 November 2010 3 years ago 4
Locality Mburo Lake National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 16 June 2012 27 weeks ago 3.9
Male perched on a tree
Locality Mole National Park, Northern Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Luis Mario Arce 19 February 2013 39 weeks ago 3