Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx olivinus) - HBW 4, p. 559
French: Coucou olivâtre
Spanish: Cuco Colilargo Oliváceo
Taxonomy: Cercococcyx olivinus Sassi, 1912, forest on mountains bordering Rutshuru Plain, Zaire.
Forms a superspecies with C. montanus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Guinea and Ghana through S Nigeria and Cameroon to N Congo, N Zaire, W Uganda, Kasai zone (NE Angola, SW Zaire), NW Angola and NW Zambia; possibly also Sierra Leone, with two recent records from Gola Forest.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
distant front view perched in under storey Locality Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 3 June 2004 3 years ago 24 sec 2
obscured side view in undergrowth, calling Locality Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 3 June 2004 3 years ago 31 sec 1
Adult Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo calling from a tall tangle in Ruhija, Bwindi
Locality Ruhija, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Adam Riley 1 November 2007 3 years ago 2.5