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.
|C. coromandus||Chestnut-winged Cuckoo|
|C. glandarius||Great Spotted Cuckoo|
|C. levaillantii||Levaillant's Cuckoo|
|C. jacobinus||Jacobin 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) Clamator. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 29 November 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Clamator