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Thick-billed Cuckoo

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Dikbekkoekoek Alternate name
Pachycoccyx audeberti Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Cuculidae Family   
36cm Length
Moist forest, dry savanna in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali,   Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Habitat     Range
(1)2/host incubation 13days evicts eggs -young in a few days, fledges 60 days. Clutch  
Large insects. Food   Diet
Usual host is the Red-billed Helmetshrike. Habits
1193 World Number

Least Concern


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