The Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythrophthalmus) is a species of cuckoo.
This species is a meadium sized bird, with grey-brown wings and a buffish throat. The head has a grey nape, and a white-barred grey tail. This species has a grey-black bill.
Yellow-billed Cuckoo, but this has a yellow bill.
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A more babbling version of the Yellow-billed Cuckoo.
Mid-May to July. Builds it's own nest, and lays 2-7 eggs which both sexes brood.
This species is found in North America, and is a rare vagrant to Britain and Europe.