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Green malkoha
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Ceuthmochares
Cabanis & Heine, 1863

Ceuthmochares is a genus of 2 species of cuckoos in the Cuculidae family. The two species were once treated as a single species, known as the yellowbill. Both species are found in evergreen forests in Africa. Although they are cuckoos they are not brood parasites.


Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Ceuthmochares aereus by Francesco Veronesi.jpg Ceuthmochares aereus Blue malkoha west and central Africa
Yellowbill.jpg Ceuthmochares australis Green malkoha Eastern Africa from Kenya to South Africa