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Location

Parque Nacional Iguazu
Argentina

Metadata

Make Nikon D300
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6G   at 450 mm
Exposure 1/320 s, f/7.1, ISO 400 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Cuculiformes   Family  Cuculidae

Deutsch  Guirakuckuck Dutch  Guirakoekoek
Italian  Cuculo guira Spanish  Pirincho

Comments

The Guira Cuckoo is not an accomplished flier, mostly gliding or hopping from one perch to another it acts as an opportunistic predator, gathering arthropods, frogs, eggs, small birds and mammals on the ground or searching for them among branches while vocalizating loudly.

Cuckoo, Guira




 

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    10/02/2008

Guira Cuckoo
Guira guira
Guira cantara

Micheline JACQUEMIN