Black Coucal

Centropus grillii - Coucal noir

Coucal noir
juvenile
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Cuculiformes

  • Family
    :

    Cuculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Centropus

  • Species
    :

    grillii

Descriptor

Hartlaub, 1861

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 à 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 100 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Coucal (Centropus grillii) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Coucal noir,
  • Cucal Negro,
  • Cucal-preto-africano,
  • Grillkuckuck,
  • fekete bozótkakukk,
  • Zwarte Spoorkoekoek,
  • Cucal nerastro,
  • Svart sporrgök,
  • Svartsporegjøk,
  • ostrohár čierny,
  • kukačka černoprsá,
  • Korthalet Sporegøg,
  • mustavatsakukaali,
  • Swartvleiloerie,
  • cucal africà,
  • kukal mały,
  • Черная шпорцевая кукушка,
  • ムナグロバンケン,
  • 黑胸鸦鹃,
  • 黑鴉鵑,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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