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Phylogeny of the cuckoo genus Coccyzus (Aves: Cuculidae): a test of monophyly

Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) Science Article 1 abstract Coccyzus comprises nine species of New World cuckoos (Aves: Cuculidae)that breed from southern Canada to central South America. The phylogeny of thisgenus was reconstructed using 2490 base pairs of the mitochondrial genes Janice M. Hughes, Systematics and Biodiversity 4 (4): 483-488, 2006 Download article download full text […]

Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Coccyzus erythropthalmus | [UK] Black-billed Cuckoo | [FR] Coulicou a bec noir | [DE] Schwarzschnabel-Kuckuck | [ES] Cuclillo de Ojo Colorado, Cuclillo Piquinegro, Martin-Pescador Amazona (HN) | [NL] Zwartsnavelkoekoek Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Black-billed cuckoos weigh from 40 to 65 grams. They are 28 to 31 centimeters […]

Dark-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus melacoryphus)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Coccyzus melacoryphus | [UK] Dark-billed Cuckoo | [FR] Coulicou de Vieillot | [DE] Kleiner Mangrovekuckuck | [ES] Cuclillo canela | [NL] Kleine Mangrove-koekoek Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Top of head grey with black ear-coverts and greyish brown upperparts. Sides of of breeadt and neck light grey, central […]

Pearly-breasted Cuckoo (Coccyzus euleri)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Coccyzus euleri | [UK] Pearly-breasted Cuckoo | [FR] Coulicou d’Euler | [DE] Perlbrust-Kuckuck | [ES] Cuclillo Ventriblanco | [NL] Witbuikkoekoek Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Pearly-breasted cuckoos are medium birds (26 to 30 cm long; 55 to 65 g) with long tails. This species is sympatric with C. […]