family Cuculidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Cuckoos belong to the family Cuculidae within the order Cuculiformes that also includes the Musophagidae (turacos).
macroura (Linnaeus), mourning I R dove Order Cuculiformes (cuckoos) Family Cuculidae (cuckoos) Coccyzus americanus (Linnaeus), I O yellow-billed cuckoo C.