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Dark billed cuckoo

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Coccyzus
Higher classification  Coccyzus
Order  Cuculiformes
Family  Cuculidae
Scientific name  Coccyzus melacoryphus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Coccyzus, Striped cuckoo, Ash‑colored cuckoo, Greater ani, Pearly‑breasted cuckoo

Nest of dark billed cuckoo coccyzus melacoryphus

The dark-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus melacoryphus) is a species of bird in the Cuculidae family, the cuckoos.


It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. It has occurred as a vagrant in northern Chile, the Falkland Islands and Grenada.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

Dark billed cuckoo


Dark-billed cuckoo Wikipedia

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