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.
|C. mechowi||Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo|
|C. olivinus||Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo|
|C. montanus||Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo|
- 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
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Cercococcyx. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 13 May 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Cercococcyx