African Cuckoo Hawk
Aviceda cuculoides
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The African cuckoo hawk is a slender, short-crested raptor with long wings that reach almost to the tail tip. The top photo is courtesy of Olivier Hamerlynck; the 2nd row male (Mbuyuni Farm-Morogoro, 6-20), courtesy of Kim Axmann; and the 3rd row photos were taken at Magongo Hill (near Arusha, 10-05), courtesy of Anabel Harries. The left 4th row flight and right bottom photos are courtesy of Riaan Marais. The left 5th row photo was taken at Bonamanzi, KwaZulu-Natal (1-09), courtesy of Mike Graham. The right 5th row juvenile was seen at Emayani (8-11), courtesy of Colin Beale. The left bottom bird was seen in Arusha NP (7-13), courtesy of Per Holmen; click it to see six enlargements. The other photos were taken at Pembe Abwe (3rd row right, 7-10) and Tarangire (7-10).
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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:
Per Holmen, Anabel Harries, Mike Graham, Riaan Marais, Kim Axmann
Colin Beale, Olivier Hamerlynck, Friedemann Vetter

Last Update this page: 6-28-20