Guira Cuckoo
Guira guira

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Range and habitat:
The Guira cuckoo lives in open and semi-open forests in eastern and southern Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia and northeastern Argentina.

Natural diet:
These birds feed on large arthropods, small birds, eggs, nesting baby birds, frogs and small mammals.

Size / weight range:
The Guira cuckoo grows to be approximately 13 inches long.

Interesting Fact:
Guira cuckoos are highly social birds and are often spotted in groups that can include as many as 18 or more members.
The Guira cuckoo is not endangered and is considered least concern.

Location at The Toledo Zoo:
Tropical Rainforest exhibit at the Aquarium

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