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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Squirrel cuckoo Piaya cayana

Observer

nlaroche

Date

August 18, 2014 12:47 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus

Observer

abr

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Bishop, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus

Observer

trosenmeier

Date

January 29, 2014 05:17 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bay-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus rufigularis

Observer

ssaarlas

Date

May 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Bay Breasted Cuckoo hopping from tree top to tree top. Unfortunately no frontal shot.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shining Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

leonperrie

Date

October 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shining Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

tonyw

Date

October 10, 2014

Description

Heard a couple of short calls. Heard in the same area the next day.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shining Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

wbnz

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

First shining cuckoo of the season. Only heard, not seen.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shining Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

john_barkla

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Heard its distinctive call for the first time this season

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shining Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

tina_troup

Date

October 11, 2014 08:25 AM NZDT

Description

Unmistakable call, repeated many times (repeated upward whistles sometimes followed downwards slur).
(First I've heard here this season but have been away for the past week.)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shining Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

laura-nz

Date

October 9, 2014 12:15 PM NZDT

Description

One shining cuckoo heard calling near intersection of Purple Peak Road and Stony Bay Road, Akaroa.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

shining cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

jenni46

Date

September 29, 2014

Description

Heard, rather than saw, 2 shining cuckoos

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shining Cuckoo Chrysococcyx lucidus ssp. lucidus

Observer

nickg-nz

Date

September 20, 2014 02:23 AM NZST
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Description from Wikipedia

The cuckoos are a family, Cuculidae, of near passerine birds, named for the Common Cuckoo of Europe. The order Cuculiformes, in addition to the cuckoos, also includes the turacos (family Musophagidae, sometimes treated as a separate order, Musophagiformes). Some zoologists and taxonomists have also included the unique Hoatzin in the Cuculiformes, but its taxonomy remains in dispute. The cuckoo family, in addition to those species named as such, also includes the roadrunners, koels, malkohas, couas, coucals...

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