Birds of Colombia

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


Squirrel Cuckoo
Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana nigricrissa)
Mindo, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Large, thin, with long tail. Generally common.
Additional photo.

Black-bellied Cuckoo
Black-bellied Cuckoo (Piaya melanogaster)
Manaus, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Similar to [Squirrel Cuckoo] but note colorful face and black belly.


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