black-billed cuckoo

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Related to black-billed cuckoo: Coccyzus erythropthalmus
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Synonyms for black-billed cuckoo

North American cuckoo

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Eastern Canada is host to two cuckoo species, the yellow-billed cuckoo and the black-billed cuckoo, which can sometimes be spotted in rural backyards, urban ravines, or parks.
How does one tell a black-billed cuckoo from a mangrove cuckoo, or a downy woodpecker from a hairy woodpecker?
In particular cases, the black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythrophthalmus) does sing at night, and all night long during the summer.
The team finds more than a dozen species in the swamp, including a great horned owl, a yellow-breasted chat, and the only black-billed cuckoo they encounter during the contest, this one recognized by its flight call.
Both the yellow--and black-billed cuckoos tend to follow outbreaks of food sources, such as singing cicadas.