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 43 weeks ago 3.8
Adult Blue Cuckooshrike
Locality Bonkro, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Adam Riley 1 December 2011 2 years ago 3.5
Adult male perched
Locality Korup National Park, Southwest Province, Cameroon (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 25 March 2008 4 years ago 2
- No sound recordings available yet