Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Bird #71:Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Common Name: Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Scientific Name: Coccyzus americanus

Description: 11-12.5 inches; bill yellow at the base; down curved; yellow eye ring; upperparts greyish brown; underparts white.

Habitat: Wooded areas;

Statue: Yearly Migrants: mainly during southbound migration (October-November) best location to observe this species is at Harrison’s Point St Lucy