Definition of Black-billed cuckoo

1. Noun. North American cuckoo; builds a nest and rears its own young.

Exact synonyms: Coccyzus Erythropthalmus
Generic synonyms: Cuckoo
Group relationships: Coccyzus, Genus Coccyzus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-billed Cuckoo

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black-arched moth
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black-backed antshrike
black-backed antshrikes
black-backed gull
black-backed jackal
black-bellied plover
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black-billed capercaillie
black-billed cuckoo (current term)
black-body radiation
black-box testing
black-capped chickadee
black-capped tinamou
black-capped tinamous
black-crested antshrike
black-crested antshrikes
black-crowned night heron
black-dot ringworm
black-eyed Susan
black-eyed Susan vine
black-eyed Susans
black-eyed pea

Literary usage of Black-billed cuckoo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ornithological Biography by John James Audubon (1832)
"( ) THE black-billed cuckoo. COCCYZUS ERYTHROPHTHALMUS, Ch. Bonap. ... Some of these I have occasionally found in the stomach of the black-billed cuckoo. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"The black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythrophthalmus) Breeding on the Coast of South Carolina.— On May 10, 1911, while in company with Mr. JH Riley, ..."

3. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"In Michigan the black-billed cuckoo has nearly the same distribution as the Yellow-billed Cuckoo, except that it is equally abundant all over the state, ..."

4. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1921)
"L. 12.10 inches His near relative the black-billed cuckoo May loth ia by far the better singer; nevertheless, the Yellow-bill's attempts at rhythm are not ..."

5. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1904)
"... Black-billed The black-billed cuckoo is distinctly a Cuckoo more musical bird, although his song em- ..."

6. The Gypsy Moth, Porthetria Dispar (Linn.): A Report of the Work of by Edward Howe Forbush, Charles Henry Fernald (1896)
"He also states that he has observed that it eats more caterpillars than the black-billed cuckoo. black-billed cuckoo. —The black-billed cuckoo is probably ..."

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