Clamator levaillantii   Levaillant's Cuckoo  Gestreepte Nuwejaarsvoël
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Donkerpoort Dam, Nov 2020

A breeding summer visitor, present between Oct and May. Fairly common across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (61% in, 39% out; recorded in 37% of the Waterberg pentads); in both woodland and open country; in pairs, its presence often given away by its loud calling. Breeds in summer; parasitic, Arrow-marked Babbler is its primary host in the area.
Levaillant's Cuckoo juvenile
Modimolle, Jan 2021
Levaillant's Cuckoo Waterberg distribution
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Doornfontein, Nov 2020

Levaillant's Cuckoo
Dinaka, Jan 2019
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Modimolle, Dec 2014

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