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Great Spotted Cuckoo courting calls
(Clamator glandarius)
Marco Dragonetti XC29804
13-04-2006, Italy

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Alternate name
Clamator glandarius Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
35-39 cm Length
Shrubland, savanna & grassland, between 500 - 2,000 m, in:- Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Corse, Cote d'Ivoire, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, England, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madeira, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Rwanda, Sardinia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Sicilia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, TanzaniaTogo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Wales, Yemen, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Up to 9 eggs, young may be raised with hosts. Clutch  
Large insects, larvae. Food   Diet
Hosts include :- starlings, myna and crows. Habits
1192 World Number

Least Concern

Status
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