Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Yellowbill (Ceuthmochares aereus) - HBW 4, p. 573

French: Malcoha à bec jaune German: Erzkuckuck Spanish: Malcoha Africano
Other common names: Green Malkoha/Coucal

Taxonomy: Cuculus æreus Vieillot, 1817, Malembo, Cabinda (Angola).
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • flavirostris (Swainson, 1837) - Gambia to Nigeria, W of R Niger.
  • aereus (Vieillot, 1817) - Nigeria and Bioko (Fernando Póo) to S Sudan and W Kenya, and S through Zaire to Angola and N Zambia.
  • australis Sharpe, 1873 - lowlands from Ethiopia and Kenya to Tanzania (including coastal islands), Malawi, Mozambique and coastal E South Africa.

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