Cuculidae - cuckoos, roadrunners, anis, coucals
There are around around 143 species of birds in this diverse family of birds. They have slender bodies, long legs, and long tails. They are found in forested and open areas.
In many species in this family, the female leaves her eggs in the nest of another bird!
Most of the species in this family eat insects. The birds in this family are found in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
World Status Key
Least Concern Near Threatened Vulnerable
Endangered Critically Endangered
Extinct in the Wild Extinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.
US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in NH
Breeds in NH Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game