Black-billed Cuckoo  ( Coulicou bec noir )      This species is of special interest to Timiskaming birders.    All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Coccyzus erythropthalmus

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General Notes

 

Abundance: Occasional Earliest observed date:  

Typical arrival date:

May 25
Breeding Status: Breeding Latest observed date:  

Typical departure date:

August 29

Documented Observations

 

 

May 30-31, 1954. One observed by W. John Smith, as documented in "The Canadian Field-Naturalist", Vol. 71, #4, Oct-Dec 1957.

May 23-25, June 18-20, 1998. One observed at Hilliardton Marsh by David Locky during field work for his Master's thesis.

 

Banding Results

Year

Gillies
Lake

Hilliardton
Marsh

Mountain
Chutes

Year
Total

2002   1   1
2006   2   2
2007   1   1