Tag Archives: Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius)

Great Spotted Cuckoo breeds in Algeria for the first time

Breeding of Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator Glandarius) in Algeria is confirmed. The species is a rare and occasional breeder in Northwest Africa. Last July, naturalist Mourad Harzallah confirmed the breeding of the species in Algeria for the first time. He photographed a group of young Great Spotted Cuckoos being fed by their host parents, the… Read More »

First breeding of Great Spotted Cuckoo in Morocco north of the Atlas Mountains

The Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius) is widespread in southern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. The breeding of the species in North Africa is, however, far less common. The first breeding of the species in Morocco was recorded only in 1990 near Taroudant in Souss region (Maumary & Dupperex 1991). And currently, the species breeds regularly… Read More »