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Dideric Cuckoo

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Chrysococcyx caprius Scientific name
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family
18 to 20 cm Length
Hot desert, savanna, grassland, dry forest, up to 2,400 m Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 per host, incubation 10-12 days. Young evict hosts eggs & young within 4 days, fledge 20-21 days. dependant for a further 32 days, after leaving nest. Clutch
Mainly caterpillars Food  
  Habits
1234 - TSN: 554713 - No Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Didric Cuckoo song
(Chrysococcyx caprius)
Marc de Bont XC33981
17-2-2008, Tanzania

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Diederik, Diederikkie
Czech: Kukacka lesklá, kukačka lesklá
Danish: Guldgøg, Smaragdgøg
German: Diderikkuckuck, Goldkuckuck
Greek: Πρασινόκουκος
Greek (Cypriot): Πρασινόκουκος
English: Dideric Cuckoo, Diderick Cuckoo, Didric Cuckoo, Diederic Cuckoo, Diederick Cuckoo, Diederik Cuckoo
Spanish: Cuclillo Didric, Cuco Cobrizo, Cuco Didric, Cuco Verdiáureo, Cucu Didric
Estonian: valgerind-rohekägu
Finnish: Kuparikäki
French: Coucou didric
Hebrew: קוקיית דידרי, קוקיית דידריק
Icelandic: Gullgaukur
Italian: Cuculo didric, Cuculo dorato
Japanese: buronzumidorikakkou
Japanese: ブロンズミドリカッコウ
Latin: Chrysococcyx caprius
Lithuanian: Margasparnė gegutė
Dutch: Diederikkoekoek, Goudkoekoek
Norwegian: Diderikgjøk, Didrikgjøk
Polish: kukuleczka pstra, kukułeczka pstra
Portuguese: Cuco-bronzeado-maior
Russian: Бронзовая кукушка Дидирика, Кукушка Дидерика
Slovak: kukucka zlatá, Kukučka zlatá
Slovenian: beloprsa mala kukavica
Sotho, Southern: Ntetekeng
Swedish: Didrikgök, Större guldgök
Swahili: Kekeo Didariki
Turkish: yeşil guguk
Xhosa: Umgcibilitshane
Chinese: 白眉金鹃
Zulu: uNononekhanda

Rangen:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus vagrant, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, [Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Bioko] Israel vagrant, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zanzibar & Zimbabwe.

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