Great spotted cuckoo
Appearance
This large cuckoo is unmistakable, with its white-spotted dark back, elongated, wedge-shaped tail and grey chest.
Juvenile is also heavily spotted on the back but has a small, black crest, buffy underparts and rufous patches on the primaries.
Habitat
Woodland and savanna.
Call
A loud, far-crying 'keeow-keeow-keeow', and a shorter, crow-like 'kark'.

Names
(en) Great spotted cuckoo
(sc) Clamator glandarius
(nl) Kuifkoekoek
(af) Gevlekte koekoek