Clamator levaillantii   Levaillant's Cuckoo  Gestreepte Nuwejaarsvoël
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Doornfontein, 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 Waterberg distribution
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Dinaka, Jan 2019
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Modimolle, Dec 2014

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