Black-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus erythropthalmus

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The black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) is a New World species in the Cuculidae (cuckoo) family. The scientific name is from Ancient Greek. The genus name kokkuzo, means to call like a common cuckoo, and erythropthalmus is from eruthros, "red" and ophthalmos, "eye".

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  1. (c) Casey Weissburg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/31530685
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccyzus_erythropthalmus

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