Pied cuckoo

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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

Additional Material...
Pied cuckoo - Images - google.com
Pied cuckoo - Video - youtube.com
Pied cuckoo - Datazone - birdlife.org

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