Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus
Yellow-billed Cuckoo specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Common summer resident from the beginning of May to early October. Begins nesting in late May in open forests and wood margins. Sexes are alike.

Specimen Information

The male is on the lower left, the female is on the upper right.
Date:  5/22/1882
Collected By:  George Marshall
Locality:  Laurel, MD
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  86498
 
Date:  7/4/1888
Collected By:  EM Hasbrouck
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Female
Catalog ID:  153365