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Genus: Cercococcyx


All members of this genus belong to Africa south of the Sahara.
They share having long tails. All are found in forest and are shy birds which are hard to see.
They are brood parasitic.


Cercococcyx is a genus in the Family Cuculidae.

Genus Cercococcyx viewedit
C. mechowi Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo
C. olivinus Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo
C. montanus Barred Long-tailed 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 ‘Cercococcyx’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.