Cocos Cuckoo

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Cocos Cuckoo

The Cocos Cuckoo was named by Scientifics as Coccyzus ferrugineus. It is endemic of Coco Island in the Pacific Coast 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. Adults are 33 cm (13 inches) in height and 70 g in weight.

Its forehead and crown slaty. Rest of upperparts are grayish-brown. Upper mandible black, lower bright yellow with black tip. This animal feeds on large insects and Anolis.

Common Name: Cocos Cuckoo
Scientific Name: Coccyzus ferrugineus
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