French: Coulicou de Vieillot German: Kleiner Mangrovekuckuck Spanish: Cuclillo canela
25·5–28 cm; male 42–54 g, female 50–66·5 g. Adult greyish brown above, buff below, crown and nape grey, black mask through eye and ear-coverts... read more
Song “cu-cu-cu-cu-cu-kolp, kolp, kulop”, of which last notes may be omitted; also... read more
Inhabits tropical deciduous forest, gallery forest, secondary forest, river-edge forest, shade... read more
Food and feeding
Diet known to include insects, mainly caterpillars, also grasshoppers, beetles and ants.
Breeds Oct in Colombia, Oct–Dec in Argentina. Nest a flat platform of sticks, built in trees and bushes. Eggs 2–3, 3–4 (5... read more
Partly migratory. Present throughout year W of Andes in Colombia; seasonal in non-breeding period (... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally reckoned to be fairly common throughout its expansive range, although no quantitative data available.
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!