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Category:Clamator - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Clamator


Four species of Cuckoo from Eurasia and Africa.
All four species are rather large and have long, narrow tails. They have a black, white and brown plumage and the two African species also have two distinct colour morphs.
All species are brood parasites, laying a single egg in the nest of their hosts.


Clamator is a genus in the Family Cuculidae.
Jacobin Cuckoo and Levaillant's Cuckoo are sometimes placed in their own genus Oxylophus.

Genus Clamator viewedit
C. coromandus Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
C. glandarius Great Spotted Cuckoo
C. levaillantii Levaillant's Cuckoo
C. jacobinus Jacobin Cuckoo


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 1997. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 4: Sandgrouse to Cuckoos. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334221

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Pages in category ‘Clamator’

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.