Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Photo by Jean Chamberlain
May 8, 2013

Mnemonic description of song


What do we know about yellow-billed cuckoo song?

Doesn’t sing
8-10 calls (Hughes 2020)

How and when is song acquired?

No information on call development found

How can we facilitate learning?

No recommendation. No learning documented.


Hughes, J. M. (2020). Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.