Cuculidae


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Cuculidae

[kə′kyü·lə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of perching birds in the order Cuculiformes, including the cuckoos and the roadrunner, characterized by long tails, heavy beaks and conspicuous lashes.
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38 De Schauensee, 258, 262, 290 The malkohas and coucals are non-parasitic nesters, exceptional in the Cuculidae family.
farinosa Cuckoos Cuculidae Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus Yellow-billed Cuckoo C.
pacifica, Pacific Imperial c c Pigeon Ducula bakeri, Vanuatu Imperial Pigeon u c (E) Psittacidae Trichoglossus haematodus massena, c c Rainbow Lorikeet Charmosyna palmarum, Palm Lorikeet (e) -- r Cuculidae Chrysococcvx lucidus lavardi, Shining u r Bronze-Cuckoo Apodidae Collocalia esculenta uropygialis, Glossy c c Swiftlet Collocalia v.