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Guira Cuckoo (Guira guira) Taken in August 2016, in Florianópolis, Brazil. Known as Anu-branco, in Portuguese. Brazil,Cuculidae,Geotagged,Guira Cuckoo,Guira guira,South America,Spring,birds,cuckoo Click/tap to enlarge

Guira Cuckoo (Guira guira)

Taken in August 2016, in Florianópolis, Brazil. Known as Anu-branco, in Portuguese.

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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 Natalia Cara
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By Natalia Cara

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Uploaded Oct 8, 2016. Captured Oct 7, 2016 23:02 in R. Visc. de Ouro Preto, 18 - Centro, Florianópolis - SC, 88020-040, Brazil.