Corpus ID: 89699669

DESCRIPTION OF A FORAGING BEHAVIOR OF THE PAVONINE CUCKOO (DROMOCOCCYX PAVONINUS PELZELN, 1870) (CUCULIFORMES: CUCULIDAE)

@article{Marcon2017DESCRIPTIONOA,
  title={DESCRIPTION OF A FORAGING BEHAVIOR OF THE PAVONINE CUCKOO (DROMOCOCCYX PAVONINUS PELZELN, 1870) (CUCULIFORMES: CUCULIDAE)},
  author={Amanda Perin Marcon and Jo{\~a}o Vitor Perin Andriola and Gustavo Muniz},
  journal={Ornitologia Neotropical},
  year={2017},
  volume={28},
  pages={309-311}
}
Abstract ∙ The Pavonine Cuckoo ( Dromococcyx pavoninus ) usually inhabits forest interior, and, being very difficult to observe, little is known about its behavior. Here we describe a new type of foraging behavior based on observations in two different places, one natural and one anthropic. In both cases, the birds perched on the ground and used their wings and tail to disturb the vegetation, flushing and capturing insects while staying on the ground. As far as we know there are no previous… Expand