Jacobin (Black and White) Cuckoo
Clamator (Oxylophus) jacobinus
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The Jacobin or black-and-white cuckoo has a prominent crest and long tapered tail. The top photo of an adult was taken in Ruaha (2-13), courtesy of Stuart Webb. The 2nd and left 3rd row photos of juveniles were taken in Ndutu (1-14, courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek) and Engikaret (4-12); note the brown back color and the light streaking and buff color on the neck and breast. The other photos were taken in Arusha NP, Serengeti, Ngutukoiti, Asogati Plain, Engikaret and Shambarai. Click the left lower photo to see 8 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Rick Carlson, Karine Van der Vurst, Mike Graham, Siegfried Woldhek, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 1-15-20