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 29 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 1 year 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 35 weeks ago 3.7