Black-billed Cuckoo

(Coccyzus erythropthalmus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

Black-billed Cuckoo

 

NatureServe

N5B - Secure Breeding

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Uncommon migrant and breeder

Habitat

Dense woodlands; shrubby areas and thickets adjacent to open areas

Size

11 to 13 in length

17½ wingspan

      Photo by Dan W. Andree
 
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Migration

Early May to early October

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Cuculiformes (Cuckoos)

 

Family:

Cuculidae (Anis, Cuckoos, Roadrunners)

 

Subfamily:

Cuculinae

 
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Black-billed Cuckoo...

While out in the woods near a creek in rural Norman co. Mn. I happened to notice a bird flying through the trees landing briefly. It turned out to be a Black-billed Cuckoo. Interesting bird with red around the eye area.

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Published on Dec 14, 2017

Black-billed cuckoo ( Coccyzus erythropthalmus ) 6-13-2016 Goose Lake Prairie Rare bird in Illinois .This is one of the few reliable places to see it.

   
       
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Published on Jun 5, 2019

Coccyzus erythropthalmus BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO at Montrose Point, Chicago, May 2019

   
       

 

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Dan W. Andree
6/14/2019

Location: rural Norman Co., Mn.

While out in the woods near a creek in rural Norman co. Mn. I happened to notice a bird flying through the trees landing briefly. It turned out to be a Black-billed Cuckoo. Interesting bird with red around the eye area.

Black-billed Cuckoo


     
     
 
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