Bible Birds – Cuckoo

Bible Birds – Cuckoo

Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) by Jim Fenton

Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) by Jim Fenton

And the owl, and the night hawk, and the cuckoo, and the hawk after his kind, (Lev 11:16)

See other articles about the Cuckoo Family:


Cuckoos have slightly curved bills, long tails, and two toes in front and two behind.

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

(From Color Key to North American Birds, by Frank M. Chapman)


Did you know that Roadrunners are actually part of the Cuckoo Family? (by Daves BirdingPix)

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An alphabetical list of the Cuckoo – Cuculidae Family:

African Cuckoo
African Emerald Cuckoo
Andaman Coucal
Ash-colored Cuckoo
Asian Emerald Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Banded Bay Cuckoo
Banded Ground Cuckoo
Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo
Bay Coucal
Bay-breasted Cuckoo
Biak Coucal
Black Coucal
Black Cuckoo
Black-bellied Cuckoo
Black-bellied Malkoha
Black-billed Coucal
Black-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Koel
Black-eared Cuckoo
Black-faced Coucal
Black-hooded Coucal
Black-throated Coucal
Blue Coua
Blue Malkoha
Blue-faced Malkoha
Blue-headed Coucal
Bornean Ground Cuckoo
Brush Cuckoo
Buff-headed Coucal
Burchell’s Coucal
Channel-billed Cuckoo
Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo
Chestnut-bellied Malkoha
Chestnut-breasted Cuckoo
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
Cocos Cuckoo
Common Cuckoo
Common Hawk-Cuckoo
Coppery-tailed Coucal
Coquerel’s Coua
Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo
Crested Coua
Dark Hawk-Cuckoo
Dark-billed Cuckoo
Diederik Cuckoo
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo
Dwarf Cuckoo
Dwarf Koel
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Gabon Coucal
Giant Coua
Goliath Coucal
Great Lizard Cuckoo
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Greater Ani
Greater Coucal
Greater Roadrunner
Green Malkoha
Green-billed Coucal
Green-billed Malkoha
Grey-bellied Cuckoo
Grey-capped Cuckoo
Groove-billed Ani
Guira Cuckoo
Himalayan Cuckoo
Hispaniolan Lizard Cuckoo
Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo
Horsfield’s Bronze Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Ivory-billed Coucal
Jacobin Cuckoo
Jamaican Lizard Cuckoo
Klaas’s Cuckoo
Large Hawk-Cuckoo
Lesser Coucal
Lesser Cuckoo
Lesser Ground Cuckoo
Lesser Roadrunner
Levaillant’s Cuckoo
Little Bronze Cuckoo
Little Cuckoo
Long-billed Cuckoo
Long-tailed Cuckoo
Madagascar Cuckoo
Malagasy Coucal
Malaysian Hawk-Cuckoo
Mangrove Cuckoo
Moluccan Cuckoo
Moluccan Drongo-Cuckoo
Moustached Hawk-Cuckoo
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo
Oriental Cuckoo
Pacific Koel
Pallid Cuckoo
Pavonine Cuckoo
Pearly-breasted Cuckoo
Pheasant Coucal
Pheasant Cuckoo
Philippine Coucal
Philippine Drongo-Cuckoo
Philippine Hawk-Cuckoo
Plaintive Cuckoo
Puerto Rican Lizard Cuckoo
Raffles’s Malkoha
Red-billed Ground Cuckoo
Red-billed Malkoha
Red-breasted Coua
Red-capped Coua
Red-chested Cuckoo
Red-faced Malkoha
Red-fronted Coua
Rough-crested Malkoha
Rufous Coucal
Rufous Hawk-Cuckoo
Rufous-throated Bronze Cuckoo
Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo
Rufous-winged Ground Cuckoo
Running Coua
Rusty-breasted Cuckoo
Scaled Ground Cuckoo
Scale-feathered Malkoha
Senegal Coucal
Shining Bronze Cuckoo
Short-toed Coucal
Sirkeer Malkoha
Smooth-billed Ani
Snail-eating Coua
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Squirrel Cuckoo
St. Helena Cuckoo
Striped Cuckoo
Sulawesi Cuckoo
Sumatran Ground Cuckoo
Sunda Coucal
Sunda Cuckoo
Thick-billed Cuckoo
Verreaux’s Coua
Violaceous Coucal
Violet Cuckoo
White-browed Coucal
White-crowned Cuckoo
White-eared Bronze Cuckoo
White-necked Coucal
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-billed Malkoha
Yellow-throated Cuckoo


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