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Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus

Description:

A common, but slow-moving and secretive denizen of woodlands, the Yellow-billed Cuckoo eats large quantities of hairy caterpillars. Its loud call is heard far more frequently than the bird is actually seen. (thanks, Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Notes:

A life spotting for me! Getting the short video clip was very rewarding.


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Wisconsin, USA

Lat: 45.41, Long: -86.83

Spotted on Aug 28, 2012
Submitted on Aug 31, 2012

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