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Yellow-billed Cuckoo

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  1. What an elegant, slender bird. Nice capture. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you very much! Posted 5 years ago

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The yellow-billed cuckoo is a cuckoo. Common folk-names for this bird in the southern United States are rain crow and storm crow. These likely refer to the bird's habit of calling on hot days, often presaging thunderstorms.

Similar species: Turacos, Cuckoos
Species identified by DannyLong
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By DannyLong

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Uploaded Aug 4, 2014. Captured Aug 4, 2014 07:57.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/2.8
  • 1/800s
  • ISO900
  • 200mm