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 Klaas's Cuckoo

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Alternate name
Chrysococcyx klaas  Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
17 - 18cm Length
Moist lowland forest, dry savanna & shrubland, uo to 3,000m in:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, [Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Bioko, Principe, ] Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 per host, incubation 10-12 days. Yound evict hosts eggs & young, fledge 20-21 days. Clutch  
Insects, larvae, mainly caterpillars. Hosts egg. Food   Diet
1232 World Number

Least Concern


Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

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Klaas's Cuckoo Song
(Chrysococcyx klaas)
Patrik ?erg XC28650
08-01-2007, South Africa


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