French: Piaye cendré German: Graukehlkuckuck Spanish: Cuclillo ceniciento
Paraguay (except far NW), Uruguay, N Argentina (S to Río Negro) and locally in S Brazil (Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul). Winters in C & W Brazil, E & N Bolivia, SE & NE Peru and extreme SE Colombia.
25 cm; 45 g. Adult brownish grey above, tail brown, ungraduated; white below, throat and breast buffy-grey, abdomen tinged buff, wing-linings pale buff, rectrices with narrow... read more
A sonorous “cow-w cow-w cow cow”, like C. americanus but without clucking at... read more
Occupies variety of habitats including scrubby woodland, chaco scrub, tropical deciduous forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and their larvae.
Nest a flat oval platform of sticks and leaves, lined with leaves, in bush or tree. Eggs 2–4, white; 25·5 x 19 mm. Nestling... read more
Unknown; suspected seasonal austral migrant, perhaps migratory in extreme S. Records from E Peru,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Little known about overall status, but species is considered generally uncommon throughout its variety of habitats in the lower... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!