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Morococcyx erythropygus  Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Neomorphidae Family   
25 cm Length
Tropical dry shrubland, degraded & dry forest, below 1,500m, in:- Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, [Mexico Range,] Nicaragua.and Panama. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Brood parasite, rose white eggs, no other data. Clutch  
Insects, larvae. Food 
1322 World Number

Least Concern


view photos Photo by pinicola all rights reserved March 27, 2007

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Lesser Ground-Cuckoo Call
(Morococcyx erythropygus)
David Bradley XC6404
01-05-2006, Costa Rica

[Mexico:- Chiapas, Durango, Guerrero, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla & Sinaloa,]
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