Cercococcyx

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Cercococcyx

Cuckoos

Cercococcyx is a genus of cuckoo that contains the following species:

  • Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx mechowi) : Found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda.

  • Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx montanus) : Found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

  • Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx olivinus) : Found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zambia.


Please note that the Long-tailed Koel (Eudynamys taitensis) is also known as the Long-tailed Cuckoo. This species is also referred to as the Koekoeā in Māori.



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