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Definition of Cuckoo falcon
Cuckoo falconCuckoo 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
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 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
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
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.
Meaning of Cuckoo falcon from wikipedia
- 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
baza, and Pacific cuckoo
, is a slender, medium-sized species
of hawk in the family
- Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. "Aviceda cuculoides
-hawk, African Cuckoo
Hawk, African Cuckoo
-Hawk)". IUCN Red List of Threatened
- 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...
it to be placed closer
to the falcons
. Swann's 1922 synopsis grouped
all the kites together
with the "cuckoo
" and honey buzzards
into a large...
- The pallid cuckoo
(Cacomantis pallidus) is a species
in the family Cuculidae. It is found
in Australia, with some migration
to the islands
jay Western jackdaw Cuckoo
Yellow-billed cuckoo Falcon American kestrel Merlin Gyrfalcon Peregrine falcon Finch Arctic redpoll
- The Sopwith
was a British biplane torpedo bomber
used by the Royal Naval
(RNAS), and its successor
organization, the Royal
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