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Squirrel Cuckoo

Piaya cayana


46 cm., 105 g.. It's big, stylish, mostly rufous; tail very long with the white tip.



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44 Comments (1–25)

So Glad You love it....

Thanks for the comment Willie.

williefromwi 6 years ago

beautiful spotting and bird in flight capture.

It really is. Thanks for your comment, Jolly

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 6 years ago

my, the bird is gracefully in flight!

Sure it is a great bird.....

tibiprada 6 years ago

Beautiful : -)

So glad you like it.

MaithiliSave 6 years ago

Nice pic!!

Thanks Harsha....

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 6 years ago

What a bird! What a picture Jonathan!

WOW ....That was my impression when I see a nice bird like this one,

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 6 years ago


Así es Nelson, con ese nombre se le conoce o cuco ardilla----

Thanks Gina

Karen Costa Rica is waiting for you.

Thanks Nell....

KarenSaxton 6 years ago

I am already ready for a next time! Beautiful country

Gina9210 6 years ago

you're welcome, you always amaze me with your spotting and your shots. Well done Jonathan.

Thanks, it is for sure interesting to see when hunting for insects

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Very good shot and interesting bird.

Hi Gina, thanks for the comment.

Gina9210 6 years ago

Wow, Stunning!

Nice, I so glad you saw one... Next time you may be able to photograph....

KarenSaxton 6 years ago

I saw one yesterday in Guanacaste. Beautiful bird. Unfortunately, one of our fellow travelers moved in between me and the bird just as I got it focused9despite everyone whispering for him to stop) and the cuckoo flew away

I am glad you like it Julius.

Jerzer Rawr
Jerzer Rawr 6 years ago

My favorite bird! :D

Costa Rica

Lat: 10.00, Long: -83.08

Spotted on Dec 17, 2011
Submitted on Dec 18, 2011

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