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Synonyms for cuckoo

Synonyms for cuckoo

a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call

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An adult Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo was observed to fly down from a tree within a dense tangle of woody climbers on 13 June 2007.
Breeding the Renauld's or Coralbilled Ground Cuckoo Carpococcyx renauldi at the Metro Toronto Zoo.
Distribution, status and natural history of the Bornean Ground Cuckoo Carpococcyx radiatus.
Rediscovery of the critically endangered Sumatran Ground Cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis.
Male Coral-billed Ground Cuckoos are slightly larger than females, hut they are monomorphic in plumage and males and females are indistinguishable in the field.
But to experience the full richness of this ancient family--the koels, malkohas, coucals, drongo-cuckoos, hawk-cuckoos, and bronze-cuckoos; the ground cuckoos of the Amazon; the cobalt-colored couas of Madagascar--we have to venture farther afield.