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Papagayo Bay, Guanacaste
Make Canon EOS 7D
Deutsch Mangrovekuckuck Dutch Mangrovekoekoek
This cuckoo is found primarily in mangrove swamps. It usually nests 6.6–9.8 ft above water in a mangrove tree. The female lays 2-4 eggs with both adults sharing in feeding the young bird. It prefers caterpillars and grasshoppers, but will also take other various invertebrateslizards, and fruit.
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