The Pied cuckoo – Clamator jacobinus or Jacobin Cuckoo is a medium sized species of Type – cuckoidal, the family Cuculidae and the Order Cuculiformes. It has two populations, sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian sub-continent. In the AWB Region it has a breeding range right across the Sahel, in states from Mauritania to Eritrea. These birds disperse a little further south and to S Somalia for the non-breeding season. It occurs on Passage between Africa and India in N Somalia, Yemen and Oman.
Type - cuckoidal - brood parasite, Habitat - dry lowland thorny scrub plains, open forests, Order: Cuculiformes Family: Cuculidae Genus: Clamator
Species...Clamator jacobinus Pied cuckoo - Species - ebird.org Pied cuckoo - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Pied cuckoo - Database - avibase Pied cuckoo - Blog -magornitho.org Pied cuckoo - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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