Blue Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina azurea) - HBW 10, p. 83
French: Échenilleur bleu
Spanish: Oruguero Azulado
Other common names: African Blue Cuckoo-shrike
Taxonomy: Graucalus azureus Cassin, 1852, Sierra Leone.
Sometimes thought to form a superspecies with C. graueri. Monotypic.
Distribution: Sierra Leone E, discontinuously, to S Ivory Coast, S Ghana and Togo, S Nigeria and SW Cameroon, S to Gabon, SW PRCongo (Mayombe) and adjacent NW Angola (Cabinda); also SW Central African Republic and N & C DRCongo.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An adult male perched
Locality Bobiri Forest Reserve, Ashanti Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Lars Petersson 29 January 2013 2 years ago 3.8
Adult Blue Cuckooshrike
Locality Bonkro, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Adam Riley 1 December 2011 4 years ago 3.5
Adult male perched
Locality Korup National Park, Southwest Province, Cameroon (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 25 March 2008 6 years ago 2
- No sound recordings available yet