English Name African Cuckoo-Hawk
Scientific Name Aviceda cuculoides
German Name Kuckucksweih
Spanish Name Baza Africano
French Name Baza coucou
 
African Cuckoo-Hawk
     
Peters Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE(Acciptrinae):Hawks,Eagles Order 429.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE(Accipitrinae):Hawks,Eagles Order 3355.0
Gill Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE:Hawks,Eagles and Kites Order 585.0
New 2013 Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE,Perninae:Bazas and Honey-Buzzards Order 435.0
 
English Synonyms
  • African Cuckoo-Falcon
  • African Cuckoo-Hawk
  • Cameroon Cuckoo-Falcon (batesi)
  • Great Lakes Cuckoo-Falcon (emini = verreauxi)
  • South African Cuckoo-Falcon (verreauxi)
  • West African Cuckoo-Falcon
Synonyms
%(ctd): pp.21,115 also accepted this split. 
Authority Swainson 1837
Habitat dense woodland,second growth,forest
Breeding "Mainly in rainy season;laying Jun-Jul in Sierra Leone;Jun in Nigeria;Feb in Gabon;Mar.Aug-Nov in E.Africa..."
Movement