Ground cuckoo

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the chaparral cock.
(Zool.) See Chaparral cock.

See also: Cuckoo, ground

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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7 How is the chaparral cock, a ground cuckoo native of Mexico, better known?
Although sometimes known as the ground cuckoo this species makes a nest and raises its own broods of chicks.
The family comprises 136 species and is further divided into 6 subfamilies, namely the Cuculinae (Old World cuckoos), Centropodinae (coucals), the Coccyzinae (American cuckoos), Neomorphinae (New World ground cuckoos), Phaenicophaeinae (malkohas and couas), and Crotophagidae (anis).