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 AfricanativeA; Northeast Tropical AfricanativeA; Northern Africa (Egypt (EgyptnativeA), Libya (LibyanativeA)); South Tropical AfricanativeA; Southern AfricanativeA; West-Central Tropical AfricanativeA, Asia-Temperate Arabian PeninsulanativeA; CaucasusnativeA; Western Asia (Cyprus (CyprusnativeA), Iran (IrannativeA), Iraq (IraqnativeA), Lebanon-SyrianativeA, PalestinenativeA, Sinai (SinainativeA), Turkey (TurkeynativeA)), Europe Southeastern EuropenativeA

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

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]