Mangrove cuckoo, photo by / wikimedia

Mangrove Cuckoo

It can be separated from the black-billed by the strongly contrasting black and white spots on the underside of the tail and the rufous underparts. Its common call is very different from the other two, a series of harsh, nasal, awn notes that usually accelerates slightly toward the end and sometimes ends in several drawn out notes of the same quality.

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