Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Yellow-throated Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx flavigularis) - HBW 4, p. 565

French: Coucou à gorge jaune German: Gelbkehlkuckuck Spanish: Cuclillo Gorgigualdo
Other common names: Yellow-throated Green Cuckoo

Taxonomy: Chrysococcyx flavigularis Shelley, 1880, Elmina, Ghana.
Birds in Cameroon, Zaire and Uganda recently described as race parkesi based on darker belly and undertail-coverts of a few female and young male specimens, but most appear to be indistinguishable from those in W of range. Monotypic.

Distribution: Forest zone from Sierra Leone and Ghana through Nigeria, S Cameroon and Gabon to Zaire, SW Sudan and SW Uganda.

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