Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Common name - Redchested Cuckoo, Piet-my-vrou (Roberts 377)
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Description This cuckoo is seldom seen as it sits still for long periods and calls from a hidden perch high inside a tree. The Afrikaans name “Piet-my-vrou” is onomatopoeic. It is slate grey above with barred black and white under-parts. The throat is buff-grey and the chest deep rufous.
Common summer visitor.
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