- Coccyzus minor
Grey upper head, brownish grey back and yellowish to golden-brown underside, lightest in the throat. Black mask from base of bill to behind the eye, yellow eyering. Feet and legs are black, slightly curved bill is black on upper and yellow on lower mandible. Upperside of tail is greyish, but the underside is striking with large white spots separated by smaller black markings.
The song is a dark laughter-like sound that initially is accelerating. Often slow moving and quite inconspicuous unless singing.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- BF member personal observations
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Mangrove Cuckoo. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 14 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Mangrove_Cuckoo