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a black-billed North American cuckoo, Coccyzus erythropthalmus, that, unlike most cuckoos, constructs its own nest and rears its own young.
Historical Examples

The Burgess Bird Book for Children Thornton W. Burgess
Dooryard Stories Clara Dillingham Pierson
Birds Every Child Should Know Neltje Blanchan
Spring notes from Tennessee Bradford Torrey


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