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Levaillant's Cuckoo (Clamator levaillantii)

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Striped Cuckoo, Oxylophus levaillantii Alternate name
Clamator levaillantii  Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
38 - 40cm Length
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Usually 1 egg per nest but up to 7. Incubation 11days. Clutch  
Insects & larvae. Food   Diet
Eggs & young of host not ejected but young are trampled to death.   Habits
1190 World Number




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