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Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo

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Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo - Photo copyright David and Nancy Massie

Alternate name
Cercococcyx montanus Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
33 cm Length
Montane moist forest & savanna, below 2,800m in:- Burundi, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Brood parasite, 1 egg per host. Clutch  
Insects, larvae. Food   Diet
1210 World Number

Least Concern


Photo by David and Nancy Massie all rights reserved

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Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo Song
(Cercococcyx montanus)
The late Jens O. Svendsen and Louis A. Hansen XC26823
?-?-1991, Tanzania

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