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The greater ani is a large bird in the cuckoo family. It is a breeding species from Panama and Trinidad through tropical South America to northern Argentina. It is sometimes referred to as the black cuckoo.

This ani is found in mangrove swamps, semi-open woodland near water, and the edges of forests. It is a seasonal migrant in at least some parts of its range. The nest, built communally by several pairs, is a deep cup lined with leaves and placed usually 2–5 m high in a tree. A number.. more

Similar species: Cuckoos
Species identified by NattyOne
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Uploaded Jan 31, 2020. Captured Jul 30, 2019 13:54.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.0
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO3200
  • 185mm