Birds of Colombia

    CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)  
Genus: Neomorphus (4 species, 5 worldwide)

Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo
Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo (Neomorphus geoffroyi salvini)
Photograph by Joel N. Rosenthal   © All Rights Reserved.

A rarely seen songbird-sized cuckoo that follows ant swarms.

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Red-billed Ground Cuckoo (Neomorphus pucheranii)

Banded Ground Cuckoo
Banded Ground Cuckoo (Neomorphus radiolosus)
Un Poco del Choco Reserve, Ecuador  
Photograph by Jenn Sinasac   © All Rights Reserved.

Banded Ground Cuckoo
Banded Ground Cuckoo (Neomorphus radiolosus)
Photograph by George Cruz (San Jorge Eco-Lodges)   © All Rights Reserved.

Very rare, even at ant swarms.

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Rufous-winged Ground Cuckoo (Neomorphus rufipennis)

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