French: Coulicou de Cocos German: Cocoskuckuck Spanish: Cuclillo de Isla del Coco
Cocos I, off W Costa Rica.
32 cm; 70 g. Adult greyish brown above, forehead and crown slate, narrow blackish facial mask, remiges rufous (brown in C. minor), tail broadly white-tipped,... read more
Utters a deep, coughing “kcha”, repeated 5–8 times; also makes a resonant... read more
Tropical lowland evergreen forest; Hibiscus thickets, tangles, hanging vines along streams... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including large ones (sphingid caterpillars, cicadas), also lizards. Forages in dense vegetation; hops and runs in vegetation.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Uncommon, and vulnerable owing to its small range. It is confined to the forests of Cocos I, which has a total area of just 47 km², and is the least common... read more
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