Guira Cuckoo: here’s the scoop
Guira cuckoos are very adaptable and have taken advantage of human disturbances, living in agricultural fields, city parks and suburban backyards.
Tree and scrub savannas, scrub woodlands, pampas, pastures and coastal dunes
Amphibians, invertebrates, eggs and small mammals
8 – 9 years
Did you know?
Guira cuckoos are in the same family as roadrunners and have a foot with two toes forward and two back that allows the bird to run along the ground or climb tree trunks.
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
Widespread and abundant