Cocos cuckoo

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Cocos cuckoo
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Coccyzus
C. ferrugineus
Binomial name
Coccyzus ferrugineus
Gould, 1843

The Cocos cuckoo (Coccyzus ferrugineus) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is endemic to Cocos Island, an island in the Pacific Ocean which is part of Costa Rica.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Coccyzus ferrugineus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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