Chrysococcyx klaas   Klaas's Cuckoo  Meitjie
Klaas's Cuckoo
Modimolle, Oct 2015

A breeding summer visitor, present between Sep and Mar. Fairly common and widespread across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (61% in, 39% out; recorded in 54% of the Waterberg pentads); frequents woodland; would be much overlooked were it not for the male's characteristic 'mei-tjie' call. Breeds in summer; parasitic, sunbirds are favoured hosts in the area.
Klaas's Cuckoo Waterberg distribution
Klaas's Cuckoo
Kamonande, Apr 2022


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