Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Gabon Coucal (Centropus anselli) - HBW 4, p. 591

French: Coucal de Gabon German: Ansellkuckuck Spanish: Cucal de Gabón

Taxonomy: Centropus anselli Sharpe, 1874, Danger River, Gabon.
Range complementary to that of C. leucogaster, suggesting that the two may be allospecies. Form C. leucogaster neumanni of NE Zaire has been considered more closely related to present species, and may even be a distinct species. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Cameroon and Gabon to NW Angola and C Zaire.

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