French: Coulicou d’Euler German: Perlbrustkuckuck Spanish: Cuclillo ventriblanco
Cantagallo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Panama, N & E Colombia, Venezuela and the Guianas through Amazonia to SE Brazil (Mato Grosso, Paraná, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro) and S to NE Bolivia, E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones). Distribution patterns and movements unclear, but may be only winter visitor to E Colombia, Venezuela (R Orinoco), the Guianas and most of Brazil#R#R.
28 cm; 61 g. Adult uniform earth-brown above, light pearly-grey below, centre of belly whitish, long tail blackish with white tips, no rufous on wing, inner webs of primaries... read more
Slow series of “kuoup” notes, c. 1/second; also short rattle followed by 4–9... read more
Tropical lowland evergreen forest, gallery forest, secondary forest; sandy woodland, scrub. Sea-... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, mainly caterpillars.
Very little known. Breeding record in Oct in Roraima (N Brazil). A nest in Panama was a loose platform of dry sticks c. 3 m above the... read more
An austral migrant. Known to be present on breeding grounds during austral summer, and in Guianas... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally rare; only three records in Suriname, where it is thought to be a migrant, and uncommon in Brazil, where it breeds S of the... read more
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