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Pearly-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus euleri

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Pearly-breasted Cuckoo is a widespread species of the lowlands of eastern tropical South America.  Pearly-breasted Cuckoo is a slim, long-tailed bird, largely brown above and pearly white below with a black and yellow bill.  It is found in a variety of forest habitats from sea level up to 2000 meters in elevation.  Unlike some other cuckoo species, Pearly-breasted Cuckoo is not reported to be a nest parasite. 

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Recommended Citation

Pearly-breasted Cuckoo (Coccyzus euleri), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/pebcuc1