Cuckoo Roller

Leptosomus discolor - Courol vouroudriou

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Leptosomiformes

  • Family
    :

    Leptosomidés

  • Genus
    :

    Leptosomus

  • Species
    :

    discolor

Descriptor

Hermann, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 219 à 240 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Courol vouroudriou
♂ adult
Courol vouroudriou
♀ adult

Cuckoo Roller (Leptosomus discolor) is a species of bird in the Leptosomidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Leptosomus discolor discolor (Mayotte I. and Mohéli. Comoro Islands. , Madagascar)
  • Leptosomus discolor gracilis (Grand Comoro I.. Comoro Islands.)
  • Leptosomus discolor intermedius (Anjouan I.. Comoro Islands.)

Foreign names

  • Courol vouroudriou,
  • Carraca curol,
  • rolieiro-courol,
  • Kuckucksroller,
  • kurol,
  • Koerol,
  • Curol,
  • kurol,
  • Kurol,
  • kurol kukučí,
  • kurol madagaskarský,
  • Gøgeellekrage,
  • kuroli,
  • curol,
  • kurol,
  • Курол,
  • オオブッポウソウ,
  • 鹃三宝鸟,
  • 鵑鴗,

Voice song and cries

Courol vouroudriou
♂ adult

Habitat

Courol vouroudriou
♀ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 01-05-2007
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