Mangrove Cuckoo Photos and Videos
Long and slender with a stout bill that is yellow below and black above. Brown above with a peachy wash below. Note dark face mask.
Long and slender with a long tail that has large white spots as seen from below.
Often secretive and difficult to see. Sings a guttural "coo."
Individuals show variation in plumage color. Those in the Lesser Antilles tend to be more cinnamon below.
- 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 DescriptionResembles adult, but with less distinct tail pattern and face mask.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.0-12.6 in (28-32 cm)
- Weight: 2.3-2.5 oz (65-70 g)
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