Dwarf cuckoo

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Dwarf cuckoo
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Coccycua
Species: C. pumila
Binomial name
Coccycua pumila
(Strickland, 1852)
Synonyms

Coccyzus pumilus Strickland, 1852
Micrococcyx pumilus (Strickland, 1852)

The dwarf cuckoo (Coccycua pumila) is a tropical American bird species of the cuckoo family (Cuculidae).

It was formerly placed in the genus Coccyzus or Micrococcyx. Following the discovery that it belongs to a distinct lineage around the little cuckoo, the genus Coccycua has been reinstated for these.

It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Panama, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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