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"Ok you may take my pic!"Yellow-Billed Cuckoo

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Rain Crow, Storm Crow. Alternate name
Coccyzus americanus Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Coccyzidae Family   
30 cm Length
Breeding in tropical moist, swamp & dry forest non-breeding in shrubland & savanna, below 2,800 m, in:-   Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, [Canada, range.] [Caribbean and West Indies, range.] Chile, Colombia , Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, [Europe Vagrant range,] French Guiana, Guatemala, GuyanaHonduras, [Mexico range] Morocco vagrant, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, SurinameUruguay, [USA range] Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3-4 eggs, incubation by both parents in up to 14 days or less, fledging from 17 days. Clutch  
Invertebrates, small vertebrates, birds eggs, fruit & berries. Food 
Non-parasitic but sometimes falls victim to the Black-billed Cuckoo. Habits
1301 World Number

Least Concern


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Yellow-billed Cuckoo call
(Coccyzus americanus)
Robin Carter XC1400
06-08-2005, United States



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