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Guira Cuckoo (Guira guira) Shot against the fading light but its the only shot I have of a Guira Cuckoo in the Pantanal. Birds,Brazil,Guira Cuckoo,Guira guira,Pantanal Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Guira Cuckoo (Guira guira)

Shot against the fading light but its the only shot I have of a Guira Cuckoo in the Pantanal.

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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 Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Nov 26, 2011. Captured Nov 26, 2011 10:57.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/640s
  • ISO1600
  • 500mm