Coccyzus


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Noun1.Coccyzus - a genus of CuculidaeCoccyzus - a genus of Cuculidae      
bird genus - a genus of birds
Cuculidae, family Cuculidae - includes cuckoo; ani; roadrunner
black-billed cuckoo, Coccyzus erythropthalmus - North American cuckoo; builds a nest and rears its own young
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Species Common Name Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated Hummingbird Chaetura pelagica Chimney Swift Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed Cuckoo Colaptes auratus Northern Flicker Dryocopus pileatus Pileated Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied Woodpecker Meleagris gallopavo Wild Turkey Picoides pubescens Downy Woodpecker Picoides villosus Hairy Woodpecker Species Bluebell Bohm Sweet William Archilochus colubris 0.
Nesting Foraging Common Name Scientific Name Guild Guild Acadian flycatcher Empidonax virescens T AI Wood thrush Hylocichla mustelina S GI Yellow-billed cuckoo Coccyzus americanus T AI Yellow-throated vireo Vireo flavifrons T AI *T=tree, S=shrub, G=ground, A=arboreal, I=insectivore Table 4.
Similarly, the introductory essay on breeding behavior focuses entirely on the Eurasian brood-parasitic cuckoos, scarcely even mentioning the polyandrous coucals, the facultatively parasitic Coccyzus cuckoos, or the bizarre communal breeding systems of the crotophagine cuckoos (Crotophaga and Guira).
macroura (Linnaeus), mourning I R dove Order Cuculiformes (cuckoos) Family Cuculidae (cuckoos) Coccyzus americanus (Linnaeus), I O yellow-billed cuckoo C.