Clamator glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758) sec. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World., 4th edition, Vol. 1 Non-Passerines. 2013

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This concept of the taxon Clamator glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758) is not contained as an accepted taxon in the currently chosen classification, but in this one: Avian brood parasites of Corvids

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Clamator glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758) sec. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World., 4th edition, Vol.

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Distribution

Africa East Tropical Africa nativeA; Northeast Tropical Africa nativeA; Northern Africa (Egypt (Egypt nativeA), Libya (Libya nativeA)); South Tropical Africa nativeA; Southern Africa nativeA; West-Central Tropical Africa nativeA, Asia-Temperate Arabian Peninsula nativeA; Caucasus nativeA; Western Asia (Cyprus (Cyprus nativeA), Iran (Iran nativeA), Iraq (Iraq nativeA), Lebanon-Syria nativeA, Palestine nativeA, Sinai (Sinai nativeA), Turkey (Turkey nativeA)), Europe Southeastern Europe nativeA

Description

Corvus albus is the preferred host in NW Nigeria (Sokoto); during breeding season almost every nest contains cuckoo eggs (up to 10 found)B

Corvid Host

Coloeus monedula (Linnaeus, 1758)C

Bibliography

A. The Howard and Moore complete checklist of the birds of the world. 3rd Edition. 2003
B. Makatsch, W., Brood parasitism in birds. [Der Brutparasitismus in der Vogelwelt.]. 1955: 151 [8672]
C. Makatsch, W., Brood parasitism in birds. [Der Brutparasitismus in der Vogelwelt.]. 1955: 107