Tag: Dark-billed Cuckoo

Phylogeny of the cuckoo genus Coccyzus(Aves: Cuculidae): a test of monophyly

Dark-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus melacoryphus) Science Article 1 abstract Coccyzus comprises nine species of New World cuckoos (Aves: Cuculidae)that breed from southern Canada to central South America. The phylogeny of thisgenus was reconstructed using 2490 base pairs of the mitochondrial genes cytochromeoxidase II and III, and cytochrome b. Maximum likelihood, maximum parsimony,and Bayesian inference approaches produced […]

Dark-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus melacoryphus)

[order] CUCULIFORMES | [family] Cuculidae | [latin] Coccyzus melacoryphus | [UK] Dark-billed Cuckoo | [FR] Coulicou de Vieillot | [DE] Kleiner Mangrovekuckuck | [ES] Cuclillo canela | [NL] Kleine Mangrove-koekoek Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Top of head grey with black ear-coverts and greyish brown upperparts. Sides of of breeadt and neck light grey, central […]