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Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica - Mar 10, 2000 © Joseph W. Hammond  Saint-Laurent du Maroni, French Guiana - Jul 22, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Costa Rica - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Parque Estadual Intervales, São Paulo, Brazil - Apr, 2004 © Arthur Grosset 
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Central America and tropical South America;
(1) W. Mexico (s. Sonora, s. Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas).
(2) E. Mexico (s. San Luis Potosi and s. Tamaulipas) s. in Belize (Guanacaste National Park), Guatemala, Costa Rica to Panama.
(3) W. Colombia, w. Ecuador and nw. and ec. Peru.
(4) Ne. Colombia and n. Venezuela.
(5) E. Colombia to e. Ecuador.
(6) W. Venezuela.
(7) E. and s. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Brazil.
(8) Trinidad.
(9) Ec. Peru, n. Bolivia and c. Brazil.
(10) C. and e. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina).
(11) E. Brazil (Ceara).
(12) Sc. Brazil.
(13) Se. Brazil, Paraguay, ne. Argentina and Uruguay.
(14) S. Bolivia and nw. Argentina.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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