Birds of Colombia

    CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)  
Genus: Dromococcyx (2 species, 2 worldwide)


Pavonine Cuckoo
Pavonine Cuckoo (Dromococcyx pavoninus)
Trilha dos Tucanos, TapiraĆ­, SP, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Carlos Henrique     Copyright and usage info

Large like the Pheasant Cuckoo.

Pheasant Cuckoo
Pheasant Cuckoo (Dromococcyx phasianellus)
Metropolitan Park, Panama City, Panama  
   

A large uncommon cuckoo often seen on the ground (when seen). Rare but not that timid when found.
Additional photo.
Additional photo.


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