Black-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus erythropthalmus

Order

CUCULIFORMES

Family

Cuckoos, Roadrunners and Anis (Cuculidae)

Code 4

BBCU

Code 6

COCERY

ITIS

HEAD

Black-billed Cuckoo Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-billed Cuckoo Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 28-30 cm (11-12 in)
  • Weight: 102 g (3.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-billed Cuckoo Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Often flies low and makes short flights from tree to another.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-43 cm (15-17 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with central brown feathers.
  • Under Tail: Black with white markings.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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