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
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Locality Brufut, Western Division, The Gambia
Paul Cools 30 June 2012 2 years ago 4.7
Bird sitting on a branch
Locality Okaukuejo, Kunene Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Arti 19 November 2014 25 weeks ago 4.6
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 4 years ago 4.1
Locality Mburo Lake National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 16 June 2012 1 year ago 3.7
Locality Lake Burigi, Burigi Game Reserve, Kagera Region, Tanzania (Monotypic species)
buchert 25 October 2014 20 hours ago ADDED TODAY! 3
Male perched on a tree
Locality Mole National Park, Northern Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Luis Mario Arce 19 February 2013 1 year ago 2.9