It turns out there are indeed a few species from the cuculidae
(cuckoo) family in the US, but not cuculus canorus, the common cuckoo so familiar across Europe and Asia.
Upupidae (2 spp.), Coraciidae (1 sp.), Halcyonidae (1sp.), Alcedinidae (1 sp.), Meropidae (2 spp.), Cuculidae
(2 spp.) belonged to order Coraciiformes.
Zentrygon frenata White-throated CH, P, S Quail-Dove CUCULIDAE
, Cuckoo, Ani 23.
Dispharynx nasuta (Nematoda: Acuariidae) in Guira guira and Crotophaga ani (Cuculiformes: Cuculidae
) no Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
One new species of the genus Sternostoma (Mesostigmata: Rhinonyssidae) from Cuculus canorus (Cuculiformes: Cuculidae
) from Leningrad Province, Russia.
Common taxa well represented in the literary corpus and widespread throughout the country occur in this category, such as house martins and swallows (Hirundinidae spp.), wagtails (Motacilla spp.), the crow (Corvus corax), the woodlark (Lulula arborea), the cuckoo (Cuculidae
spp.), the blackbird (Turdus merula), the sparrow (Passer spp.
The family Gabuciniidae is represented in Brazil by two species: Piciformobia guirae Alzuet, Cicchino and Abrahamovich, found on Guira guira (Cuculidae
) in Sao Paulo state; and Tocolichus allepimerus Gaud and Atyeo, which has Selenidera maculirostris (Ramphastidae) as type-host, reported in Santa Catarina state (Valim et al., 2011).
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
Centropus sensgalensis Senegal coucal 15.