Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Madagascar Lesser Cuckoo (Cuculus rochii) - HBW 4, p. 555

French: Coucou de Madagascar German: Madagaskarkuckuck Spanish: Cuco Malgache
Other common names: Madagascar Cuckoo

Taxonomy: Cuculus rochii Hartlaub, 1863, Tamatave, Madagascar.
Forms a superspecies with C. poliocephalus, of which sometimes considered a race. Monotypic.

Distribution: Madagascar. Migrates to E Africa.