Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cuckoos :: Lesser Ground-Cuckoo

Lesser Ground-Cuckoo Morococcyx erythropygus

Described by: Lesson (1842)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Ground Cuckoo, Rufous-rumped Ground-Cuckoo
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Buena Vista, Costa Rica - Nov, 2003 © Lou Hegedus  Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica - Oct 3, 2006 © Elidier Vargas 
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Pacific lowlands of w. Mexico;
(1) W. Mexico (s. Sinaloa, Guerrero to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec).
(2) Pacific slope of s. Mexico (hills of Oaxaca, e. Plains of Tehuantepec e. to Chiapas) to nw. Costa Rica. Interior valleys on Caribbean slope of Guatemala and Honduras.


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


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