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In Africa two races occur; wide spread pica - this sub-specie is black above and entirely white below, with a white wing patch and white-tipped tail; the other sub-specie - light morph of southern serratus, this specie is washed pale grey and finely streaked below; dark morph serratus is jet black (including tail) except for a white wing patch. Photo taken at Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.
1. Common in bush, wooded grassland, scrub from sea-level to 3000m. 2. South of Sahara in Africa 3. South of Himalayas in India 4. Also found in Sri Lanka & Myanmar
Info. taken from: 1. Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson & John Fanshawe, 2. Wikipedia Jacobin cuckoo