Tag: Cuckoos

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 […]

Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Cuculus canorus | [UK] Cuckoo | [FR] Coucou gris | [DE] Kuckuck | [ES] Cuco Europeo | [NL] Koekoek Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics The Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) is a medium-sized bird that averages between 32 to 37 […]

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 […]

Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Geococcyx californianus | [UK] Greater Roadrunner | [FR] Geocoucou de Californie | [DE] Wegekuckuck | [ES] Correcaminos Grande | [NL] Grote Renkoekoek Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The cuckoo that runs along the ground (tracks show two toes forward, two aft). A large, slender, streaked bird with a […]

Groove-billed Ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Crotophaga sulcirostris | [UK] Groove-billed Ani | [FR] Ani a bec cannele | [DE] Riefenschanbel-Ani | [ES] Ano pico surcado (Arg), Garrapatero Asurcado, Garrapatero Piquiestriado (Cr), Tijuil Pico Liso (HN) | [NL] Groefsnavelani Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Tapera sulcirostris Crotophaga […]

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. […]

Black-bellied Cuckoo (Piaya melanogaster)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Piaya melanogaster | [UK] Black-bellied Cuckoo | [FR] Coucou piaye | [DE] Schwarzbauch-Kuckuck | [ES] Cuco-ardilla Ventrinegro | [NL] Zwartbuikkoekoek Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Coccyzus melanogaster Piaya melanogaster SA n, Amazonia Physical charateristics The adult has mainly chestnut upperparts and […]