Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx olivinus) - HBW 4, p. 559

French: Coucou olivâtre German: Olivkuckuck 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.