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American Striped Cuckoo Alternate name
Tapera naevia Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Neomorphidae Family   
27 cm  Length
Tropical heavily degraded former forest, shrubland & grassland, in:- Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, [Mexico:- Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucat? Peninsula,] Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 - 2 white or bluish eggs in the host’s nest. The eggs incubation 15 days, fledging 18 days Clutch  
Mainly large insects. Some young are fed fruit. Food 
Parasitic Habits
1321 World Number

Least Concern

Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

Video by Alcidesito all rights reserved

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Striped Cuckoo duet?
(Tapera naevia)
Otte Ottema XC7626
7-8-2005, Suriname

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Photos by William Price all rights reserved

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