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Cuckoo falcon
Cuckoo Cuck"oo (k??k"??), n. [OE. coccou, cukkow, F. coucou, prob. of imitative origin; cf. L. cuculus, Gr. ????, Skr. k?ki?a, G. kuckuk, D. koekoek.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird belonging to Cuculus, Coccyzus, and several allied genera, of many species. Note: The European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) builds no nest of its own, but lays its eggs in the nests of other birds, to be hatched by them. The American yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus Americanus) and the black-billed cuckoo (C. erythrophthalmus) build their own nests. Cuckoo bee (Zool.), a bee, parasitic in the larval stage in the nests of other bees, feeding either upon their food or larvae. They belong to the genera Nomada, Melecta, Epeolus, and others. Cuckoo clock, a clock so constructed that at the time for striking it gives forth sounds resembling the cry of the cuckoo. Cuckoo dove (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed pigeon of the genus Macropygia. Many species inhabit the East Indies. Cuckoo fish (Zo["o]l.), the European red gurnard (Trigla cuculus). The name probably alludes to the sound that it utters. Cuckoo falcon (Zo["o]l.), any falcon of the genus Baza. The genus inhabits Africa and the East Indies. Cuckoo maid (Zo["o]l.), the wryneck; -- called also cuckoo mate. Cuckoo ray (Zo["o]l.), a British ray (Raia miraletus). Cuckoo spit, or Cuckoo spittle. (a) A frothy secretion found upon plants, exuded by the larvae of certain insects, for concealment; -- called also toad spittle and frog spit. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A small hemipterous insect, the larva of which, living on grass and the leaves of plants, exudes this secretion. The insects belong to Aphrophora, Helochara, and allied genera. Ground cuckoo, the chaparral cock.

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- The Madagascar cuckoo-hawk (Aviceda madagascariensis), also known as the Madagascar baza or the Madagascan cuckoo falcon, is a species of bird of prey...
- subcristata), also known as the crested hawk, crested baza, and Pacific cuckoo-falcon, is a slender, medium-sized species of hawk in the family Accipitridae...
- Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. "Aviceda cuculoides (African Cuckoo-hawk, African Cuckoo Hawk, African Cuckoo-Hawk)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved...
- The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey...
- warranted it to be placed closer to the falcons. Swann's 1922 synopsis grouped all the kites together with the "cuckoo-falcons" and honey buzzards into a large...
- The pallid cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is found in Australia, with some migration to the islands of...
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- The Sopwith T.1 Cuckoo was a British biplane torpedo bomber used by the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS), and its successor organization, the Royal Air Force...
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