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Mangrove Cuckoo

Coccyzus minor

Description:

largest of North America's three Coccyzus cuckoos, I thought it's call sounded more like a frog or something than a bird

Habitat:

rainforest, 600m

Notes:

I just happened to be relieving myself in the forest where I was camping when I heard this strange call. I looked over and saw this bird just across from me calling. It was the first time I had seen this bird. The call sounds more like a frog's ribbit than a regular bird call. The bird hung around for a little while before flying away.

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2 Comments

Arun
Arun 7 years ago

nice spotting !!

Mrinal Shekhar
Mrinal Shekhar 7 years ago

interesting note about the bird call

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Saint Paul Parish, Dominica

Spotted on Mar 12, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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