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Squirrel Cuckoo

Piaya cayana

The Squirrel Cuckoo, Piaya cayana, is a large and active species of cuckoo found in wooded habitats from northwestern Mexico to northern Argentina and Uruguay, and on Trinidad.

The contrasting undertail plumage. Notice the red eye-ring, typical of Squirrel Cuckoos in most of South America This large and extremely long-tailed cuckoo is long and weighs . The adult has mainly chestnut upperparts and head, becoming paler on the throat. The lower breast is grey and the belly is blackish. The central tail feathers are rufous, but the outer are black with white tips. The bill is yellow and the iris is red. Immature birds have a grey bill and eyering, brown iris, and less white in the tail. It resembles the Little Cuckoo, but that species is smaller and has a darker throat There are a number of subspecies with minor plumage variations. For example, P. c. mehleri, one of the subspecies, has mainly brown (not black) outer tail feathers. Additionally, the subspecies from Mexico, Central America, and northern and western South America have a yellow eye-ring, but this is red in the remaining part of South America. It makes explosive kip! and kip! weeuu calls, and the song is a whistled wheep wheep wheep wheep.


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Squirrel Cuckoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Squirrel Cuckoo, Piaya cayana, is a large and active species of cuckoo found in wooded habitats from northwestern Mexico to northern Argentina and Uruguay, and on ...

Piaya cayana - Wikispecies - Wikimedia Foundation
jbt: temari English: Squirrel Cuckoo Français: Piaye écureuil Português: Alma-de-gato Türkçe: Sincap guguğu

Identification - Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) - Neotropical Birds
Summary. Squirrel Cuckoos are large arboreal cuckoos with a very long, graduated tail. The upperparts are rufous brown; the throat and breast are buffy; and the belly ...

Overview - Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) - Neotropical Birds
The Squirrel Cuckoo is a pan-Neotropical inhabitant of a large diversity of forested, wooded, and disturbed habitats across the entire humidity gradient from tropical ...

Piaya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Squirrel Cuckoo, Piaya cayana; Black-bellied Cuckoo, Piaya melanogaster; The Little Cuckoo has been found to be closer to some species traditionally placed in Coccyzus or ...

Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) - Greg Lasley Nature Photography
The Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) is a resident of a variety of forest types from northern Mexico south to Argentina and Uruguay. It is very widespread and fairly ...

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Piaya cayana - Avibase
Photo powered by Order: Cuculiformes Family: Cuculidae. English: Squirrel Cuckoo Scientific: Piaya cayana. Protonym: Cuculus cayanus

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[GIAU] Squirrel Cuckoo ( Piaya cayana )
60 cm. The tail is very long. The general color is reddish brown. The tail feathers are pale in their tips and in the inferior side. The head has a lighter coloration.

Alma-de-gato (Piaya cayana) - Squirrel Cuckoo - a set on Flickr
A text from Wikipedia, in english: The Squirrel Cuckoo, Piaya cayana, is a near-passerine bird. This cuckoo is a resident breeding bird from northwestern Mexico to ...

Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) | the Internet Bird Collection
Cuckoos (Cuculidae) Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) - HBW 4, p. 601. French: Piaye écureuil German: Eichhornkuckuck Spanish: Cuco-ardilla Común

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Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) - YouTube
Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) * Family: Cuculidae, * Species: P. cayana * Type: Bird, * Diet: Omnivore, * Size: 43-46 cm long, * Weight: 95-105 g. * Video ... : Photo Gallery : Cuckoos and Anis
El Ocote Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas state, Mexico. (S5) Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana thermophila La Selva OTS, Heredia province, Costa Rica. (S6)

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