Black-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
(L 11-11.5")
Jorupe Reserve
Ecuador
14Feb2013
Elusive bird...serious decline in No.
Amer. most likely to use of pesticides
on caterpillars, its major food source.
The cuckoo builds not for himself.
      (William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra)
Coccyzus is Latinized Greek
cuckoo;
erythropthalmus is
Greek for red eye.