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Black-billed Cuckoo

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Colouring Head and upper is brown, lower is white. Tail is brown and bill is black. Adults have a narrow red ring around the eyes, on juveniles the ring is yellow. Small white tips on adult tail feathers.
Voice Repetitive three to five sets of "coo"
Feeds on Insects, caterpillars, snails and berries
Flight Often flies load and makes short flights between trees
Nesting Tree
Social Pairs
Black-billed Cuckoo
Page Last Updated 6/26/2020 12:17:29 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Cuculiformes
Family Cuculidae
Species Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Category Cuckoos
StdName Black-billed Cuckoo
Vital Statistics
Length 11.0 to 12.6 ins
Weight 1.6 to 1.9 ozs
Wingspan 13.4 to 16.5 ins
Lifespan 0 to 0 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Curved
Tail Length Long
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Black-billed Cuckoo (Species=Coccyzus erythropthalmus)