Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis) - HBW 4, p. 554

French: Coucou africain German: Afrikanerkuckuck 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).