Senegal coucal

Description
This Senegal coucal egg was collected in 1943 in Uganda at an altitude of 3500ft. It nests off the ground in vegetation, and lays 2 - 4 eggs in a large nest built from plant matter.
Accession Loan No.
51/1959/E/22
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
senegal coucal
Simple Name
bird: egg
Full Name
CUCULIDAE: Centropus senegalensis (Linnaeus): senegal coucal
Period Classification
World War II (1939-1945); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Pitman, Captain Charles Robert Senhouse (from the collection of)
Collection Town
Kelle
Collection County
Lango
Collection Country
Uganda
Collection Area Region
East Africa
Collection Continent
Africa
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
CUCULIDAE
Genus
Centropus
Species
senegalensis

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