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Genus: Morococcyx


This genus contains only one species, the Lesser Ground Cuckoo from Central America.
It forages mainly on the ground and, like most Cuckoos, is not a brood parasite.


Morococcyx is a monotypic genus in the family Cuculidae.

Genus Morococcyx viewedit
M. erythropygus Lesser Ground 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/

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