Klaas's Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx klaas

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The Klaas's cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae which is native to the wooded regions of sub-Saharan Africa. The species was named by French explorer François Le Vaillant after his Khoikhoi servant. Le Vaillant was the only colonial biologist to name some bird species after local people.

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  1. (c) Carol Foil, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/9403463@N05/5959243118
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysococcyx_klaas

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