This is an uncommon to rare spring species.

Identification: This one of a few nomad cuckoos without yellow marks, and the only one of those with abundant, long red hair on the head. These hairs would be difficult or impossible to photograph.

Similar Species:

Global Status: Not Ranked

Vermont Status: Not Ranked


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Living Atlas Species Page


Distribution: To see the global distribution, check out the iNaturalist account, and toggle the GBIF layer on the map.