(381) 39 cm; 122 g
Larger than Jacobin Cuckoo; throat and breast light to heavily
streaked. Two colour morphs occur. Uncommon black morph only
separable from smaller black Jacobin Cuckoo in the hand.
and tail brown, underparts buff and variably streaked.
and secretive br migrant, arriving Oct, departing by May.
heavily wooded areas than Jacobin Cuckoo, especially along
hairy caterpillars; also other insects.
kreeu, kreeu followed by fast tutututututu as main calls.
parasite, particularly of Arrow-marked and other babblers.
Click for call