face mask; yellow on bill; rufous belly (Dominican Republic; 2006-12-13)

Mangrove Cuckoo
Coccyzus minor

Native Range: North America and Latin America

Notes: this species does indeed inhabit mangrove forests, as its name might imply; resembles Yellow-billed Cuckoo but has a black face mask; no sexual dimorphism.

long graduated tail with white splotches (Dominican Republic; 2006-12-13)

dorsal view; uniform brown above (Dominican Republic; 2006-12-13)