Dark-billed cuckoo

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Dark-billed cuckoo
Coccyzus melacoryphus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Coccyzus
C. melacoryphus
Binomial name
Coccyzus melacoryphus
Vieillot, 1817
Coccyzus melacoryphus map.svg

The dark-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus melacoryphus) is a species of bird in the family Cuculidae, the cuckoos.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. It has occurred as a vagrant in northern Chile, the Falkland Islands, Grenada, and Florida.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Coccyzus melacoryphus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22684343A93026842. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22684343A93026842.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

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