Cuculidae


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Related to Cuculidae: Cuckoo bird
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Noun1.Cuculidae - includes cuckoo; ani; roadrunner
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Cuculiformes, order Cuculiformes - cuckoos; touracos; etc.
cuckoo - any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail
Cuculus, genus Cuculus - type genus of the Cuculidae
Coccyzus, genus Coccyzus - a genus of Cuculidae
genus Geococcyx, Geococcyx - roadrunners
Centropus, genus Centropus - a genus of Cuculidae
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Family Number of Fatalities Parulidae 272 Turdidae 38 Emberizidae 38 Vireonidae 23 Regulidae 13 Troglodytidae 6 Cardinalidae 5 Icteridae 5 Mimidae 5 Certhiidae 2 Picidae 2 Tyrannidae 2 Unidentified 2 Cuculidae 1 Sturnidae 1
Cuckoos belong to the family Cuculidae within the order Cuculiformes that also includes the Musophagidae (turacos).