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Category:Oxylophus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Oxylophus

Description

If accepted, this genus would contain two species of Cuckoos:

Both species differ in plumage and wing shape from Chestnut-winged Cuckoo and Great Spotted Cuckoo.
Both also occur in a dark morph.

Taxonomy

Oxylophus would be a genus in the Family Cuculidae.
It's usually included in the genus Clamator.

References

  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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