Mangrove Cuckoo Identification

Adult Description

  • Slender, medium-sized bird.
  • Long tail with large white spots along edges.
  • Dull brown back.
  • Underside washed with buff.
  • Black face mask.
  • Bill black above, with yellow lower mandible.
  • Wings brown.

Immature Description

Resembles adult, but with less distinct tail pattern and face mask.
Relative Size

Relative Sizebetween robin and crowbetween robin and crow
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 11.0-12.6 in (28-32 cm)
    • Weight: 2.3-2.5 oz (65-70 g)