African Cuckoo-hawk (Aviceda cuculoides) - HBW 2, p. 107
French: Baza coucou
Spanish: Baza Africano
Other common names: (African) Cuckoo-falcon, African Baza
Taxonomy: Aviceda cuculoides Swainson, 1837, Senegal.
Forms superspecies with A. madagascariensis, and possibly also with A. jerdoni and A. subcristata. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- cuculoides Swainson, 1837 - woodland from Senegal E to SW Ethiopia and S to Nigeria and N Zaire.
- batesi (Swann, 1920) - lowland rain forest from Sierra Leone E to E Uganda and S to N Angola.
- verreauxii Lafresnaye, 1846 - woodland and coastal, riparian and montane forest from Kenya S to N Namibia and South Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two adults were feeding a juvenile with chameleons they were picking in the forest around.After leaving the prey with the chick,
Locality Aberdare National Park, Kenya
Bruno Schmetz 4 February 2013 16 weeks ago 4
Locality Bobiri Forest Reserve, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Nik Borrow 9 May 2010 1 year ago 3.3
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