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Bird with a bad hair day Unknown bird with very typical feathers. Birds,Guira Cuckoo,Guira guira Click/tap to enlarge Species intro

Bird with a bad hair day

Unknown bird with very typical feathers.

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  1. Funny :) Do you know the name of this bird? Posted 11 years ago
  2. I do not know but I have asked.....I will let you know. Posted 11 years ago
  3. I got the name of the bird finally..

    Guira Guria ( Guira Cuckoo)
    State / Province: Corrientes
    Country: Argentina
    Continent: South America
    Posted 11 years ago

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The Guira Cuckoo is a social, non-parasitic cuckoo found widely in open and semi-open habitats of eastern and southern Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, and north-eastern Argentina. It is monotypic within the genus ''Guira'', and is related to the anis.

It has whitish-buff underparts and rump, dark brownish upperparts, a broadly white-tipped dark tail that is relatively long, an orange-rufous crest, bare yellow ocular-skin , and a relatively heavy, orange-yellow bill. It is generally.. more

Similar species: Cuckoos
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Elanga Mpumalanga Ntaba

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Uploaded Jul 2, 2011. Captured Jul 2, 2011 07:47.
  • DSLR-A300
  • f/5
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 250mm