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Rufous Vented Ground Cuckoo

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The Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo (Neomorphus geoffroyi) is a large terrestrial species of cuckoo in the Cuculidae family. It is found in humid primary forests from southern Nicaragua, through Costa Rica and Panama, into north-western Colombia. Another population occurs in the western and southern Amazon Basin of south-eastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia and Brazil, while a final population occurs in the Atlantic Forest of eastern Brazil. For more details from Wikipedia about the Ground Cuckoo please see this page here.

Rufous Vented Ground Cuckoo

This Ground Cuckoo image was taken along the Pipeline Road along a trail of army ants.

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