Yellow-Billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus)
Size: 31 cm (12 in) in length. Color: Brownish above and white below; with rusty colored flight feathers. The upper mandible of the bill is black and the lower mandible is yellow. The under side of the tail has pairs of large white spots.
- States/US Territories in which the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Western U.S. DPS is known to or is believed to occur: Arizona , California , Colorado , Montana , Nevada , New Mexico , Oregon , Texas , Utah , Washington , Wyoming
- US Counties in which the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Western U.S. DPS is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Western U.S. DPS is known to occur:
BUTTE SINK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, SACRAMENTO RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, SUTTER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
- Countries in which the the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Western U.S. DPS is known to occur: Canada, Mexico, United States
- For more information: http://www.fws.gov/pacific/news/2001/2001-76.htm
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|11/03/2014||California/Nevada Region (Region 8)||Western U.S. DPS|
» Federal Register Documents
» RecoveryRecovery Plan Information Search
No recovery information is available for the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Western U.S. DPS.
» Critical Habitat
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type||Status|
|08/15/2014||79 FR 48547 48652||Designation of Critical Habitat for the Western Distinct Population Segment of the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo||Proposed Rule||Proposed|
To learn more about critical habitat please see http://criticalhabitat.fws.gov
» Conservation Plans
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|Cal. Dept. of Corrections Statewide Electrified Fence Project|
|Clark County Multiple Species HCP (7 permittees)|
|Lower Colorado River MSCP|
|Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Plan (LCR MSCP)|
» Life History
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