Black-billed cuckoo

Black-billed cuckoo

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
WEIGHT
40-65 g
LENGTH
28-31 cm
WINGSPAN
34-40 cm

The black-billed cuckoo is a New World species in the Cuculidae family. The scientific name is from Ancient Greek. The genus name kokkuzo, means to call like a common cuckoo, and erythropthalmus is from eruthros, "red" and ophthalmos, "eye". It is very similar and overlaps in range with the closely related yellow-billed cuckoo. A distinguishing characteristic of family Cuculidae is laying eggs in the nests of other birds. Although many cuckoos are obligate brood parasites, C. erythropthalmus often incubate their own chicks.

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Di

Diurnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

Ju

Jumping

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Ov

Oviparous

Al

Altricial

No

Nomadic

Mo

Monogamy

So

Solitary

Mi

Migrating

B

starts with

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
INDEPENDENT AGE
21 to 24 days

References

1. Black-billed cuckoo Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-billed_cuckoo
2. Black-billed cuckoo on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22684328/93024955
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/690971

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