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Alternate name
Piaya cayana Scientific name 
Cuculiformes  Order
Coccyzidae Family   
43-46  Length
Tropical lowland, mainly moist forest, mangrove, dry forest, shrubland, & plantations, below 2,500m, in:- Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Range, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 3 White eggs. Clutch  
Invertebrates, small vertebrates & fruit. Food 
1309 World Number

Least Concern


Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

Video by  sclateria all rights reserved

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 Squirrel Cuckoo calls
(Piaya cayana nigricrissa)
Nick Athanas XC34657
09-02-2008, Ecuador

Photo by Alex Vargas Pbase  all rights reserved Squirrel Cuckoo

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