Cuculiformes

Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

HBW 4, p. 508

  • Small to medium-sized, slender landbirds, most with fairly narrow bill and long tail; generally dark above and paler below, a few with all-dark plumage.
  • Cosmopolitan.
  • Mainly forest and woodland.
  • 28 genera, 136 species, 295 taxa.
  • 9 species threatened; 1 of these probably extinct since 1600.
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28 genera, 136 species

2538 files covering
28 genera (100%)
130 species (96%)

 

    860 videos covering
24 genera (86%)
112 species (82%)
    1424 photographs covering
28 genera (100%)
129 species (95%)
    254 sound recordings covering
23 genera (82%)
84 species (62%)
136 130 96 112 82 129 95 84 62


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