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Category:Coccycua - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Coccycua


Includes three of the smaller new world cuckoos.
They aren't brood parasites.


Coccycua if recognized is a genus in the Family Cuculidae.
The AOU have recognized this genus as home for Little Cuckoo since the 47th supplement. Little Cuckoo was before placed in genus Piaya, the other two species in Coccyzus or Micrococcyx.

Genus Coccycua viewedit
C. minuta Little Cuckoo
C. pumila Dwarf Cuckoo
C. cinerea Ash-colored Cuckoo


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. AOU Checklist supplement
  3. SACC baseline
  4. SACC proposal to change genera for these species

Pages in category ‘Coccycua’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.