LC
African Cuckoo-hawk Aviceda cuculoides



References

Anderson, M. D.; Maritz, A. W. A.; Oosthuysen, E. 1999. Raptors drowning in farm reservoirs in South Africa. Ostrich 70(2): 139-144.

Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

Brown, L.H., Urban, E.K. and Newman, K. 1982. The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1994. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Ferguson-Lees, J. and Christie, D.A. 2001. Raptors of the World. Christopher Helm, London.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Petrozzi, F. 2018. Bushmeat and fetish trade of birds in West Africa: a review. Vie Milieu 68(1): 51-64.

Williams, V. L., Cunningham, A. B., Bruyns, R. K. and Kemp, A. C. 2013. Birds of a Feather: Quantitative Assessments of the Diversity and Levels of Threat to Birds Used in African Traditional Medicine. In: Nobrega, R. R. and Rosa, I. L. (eds), Animals in Traditional Folk Medicine: Implications for Conservation, pp. 383-420. Springer, Berlin.

Further resources

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Aviceda cuculoides. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/african-cuckoo-hawk-aviceda-cuculoides on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.