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 at Ndutu, courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. The 2nd row photo of a juvenile was taken in Ruaha (2-13), courtesy of Stuart Webb; note the brown upper color and the light streaking and buff color on the neck and breast. The other photos were taken in Arusha NP, Ngutukoiti, Asogati Plain, Tarangire NP, Engikaret and Shambarei. Click the left lower photo to see several enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 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: 4-10-17