Hispaniolan lizard cuckoo
The Hispaniolan lizard cuckoo (Coccyzus longirostris ) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae.It is endemic to the island of Hispaniola (split between Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.
Terrestrial animals are animals that live predominantly or entirely on land (e.g., cats, ants, snails), as compared with aquatic animals, which liv...
Oviparous animals are female animals that lay their eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive...
Altricial animals are those species whose newly hatched or born young are relatively immobile. They lack hair or down, are not able to obtain food ...
NoNot a migrant
Animals that do not make seasonal movements and stay in their native home ranges all year round are called not migrants or residents.
Unlike the related and sympatric bay-breasted cuckoo (C. rufigularis ), the Hispaniolan lizard cuckoo is ubiquitous throughout Hispaniola and seems to be very common; sightings are widespread in both countries of the island. It has been rated "Least Concern" by the IUCN.