African Cuckoo-Hawk

Aviceda cuculoides - Baza coucou

Baza coucou
juvenile
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Aviceda

  • Species
    :

    cuculoides

Descriptor

Swainson, 1837

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 91 à 95 cm.
  • Weight
    : 220 à 296 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Baza coucou
adult
Baza coucou
immature

African Cuckoo-Hawk (Aviceda cuculoides) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Aviceda cuculoides cuculoides (Senegal to sw Ethiopia and n DRCongo)
  • Aviceda cuculoides batesi (Sierra Leone to Uganda and n Angola)
  • Aviceda cuculoides verreauxii (e Angola to Uganda and South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Baza coucou,
  • Baza africano,
  • falcão-cuco,
  • Kuckucksweih,
  • afrikai kakukkhéja,
  • Afrikaanse Koekoekswouw,
  • Baza africano,
  • afrikansk baza,
  • Gjøkbaza,
  • kochláč kukučí,
  • luňákovec kukačkovitý,
  • Afrikansk Baza,
  • afrikantöyhtöhaukka,
  • Koekoekvalk,
  • baza africà,
  • czubak afrykański,
  • Африканская база,
  • アフリカカッコウハヤブサ,
  • 非洲鹃隼,
  • 西非鵑隼,

Voice song and cries

Baza coucou
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

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published: - Updated: 27-05-2006
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