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Guira Cuckoo A profile shot of this rather scruffy looking bird in the Mato Grosso. Brazil,Geotagged,Guira Cuckoo,Guira guira,Mato Grosso,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Guira Cuckoo

A profile shot of this rather scruffy looking bird in the Mato Grosso.

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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 Barry
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Uploaded Apr 1, 2017. Captured Sep 15, 2014 22:20 in Unnamed Road, Nobres - MT, 78460-000, Brazil.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/5.8
  • 1/202s
  • ISO320
  • 150.5mm