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
looking around Locality Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 4 October 2010 5 years ago 55 sec 4.4
Close up of a bird on a branch Locality Divundu, Kavango Region, Namibia
ANTHONY VILLAUME 14 November 2015 24 weeks ago 22 sec 4
Male on a branch Locality Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
ANTHONY VILLAUME 6 April 2013 2 years ago 24 sec 4
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Bird sitting on a branch
Locality Okaukuejo, Kunene Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Arti 19 November 2014 1 year ago 4.7
Locality Brufut, Western Division, The Gambia
Paul Cools 30 June 2012 3 years 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 5 years ago 4.1
Locality Lake Burigi, Burigi Game Reserve, Kagera Region, Tanzania (Monotypic species)
buchert 25 October 2014 51 weeks ago 3.8
Locality Shambat, Bahri (Khartoum North), Khartoum State, Sudan
mohammmmad alamin khogaly... 3 years ago 3.8
Immature bird perched on a tree branch
Locality Limuru Country Club, Limuru, Kenya (Monotypic species)
James Kashangaki 22 October 2015 30 weeks ago 3.7