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Squirrel Cuckoo

Piaya cayana

Description:

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

Habitat:

Rainforest

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42 Comments (1–25)

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

So Glad You love it....

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

Thanks for the comment Willie.

williefromwi
williefromwi 12 years ago

beautiful spotting and bird in flight capture.

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

It really is. Thanks for your comment, Jolly

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 12 years ago

my, the bird is gracefully in flight!

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

Sure it is a great bird.....

tibiprada
tibiprada 12 years ago

Beautiful : -)

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

So glad you like it.

MaithiliSave
MaithiliSave 12 years ago

Nice pic!!

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

Thanks Harsha....

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 12 years ago

What a bird! What a picture Jonathan!

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

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

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 12 years ago

wow!

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

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

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

Thanks Gina

Karen Costa Rica is waiting for you.

Thanks Nell....

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 12 years ago

I am already ready for a next time! Beautiful country

Gina9210
Gina9210 12 years ago

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

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

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

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 12 years ago

Very good shot and interesting bird.

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

Hi Gina, thanks for the comment.

Gina9210
Gina9210 12 years ago

Wow, Stunning!

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

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

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 12 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

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 12 years ago

I am glad you like it Julius.

Jerzer Rawr
Jerzer Rawr 12 years ago

My favorite bird! :D

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Costa Rica

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

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