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What is the highest classification name of Cuckoo bird ?

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Cuculus
Cuculiformes
Ani
Neomorphinae


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The cuckoo family, in addition to those species named as such, also includes the _________, koels, malkohas, couas, coucals and anis.

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roadrunners
Hoatzin
passerine
Cuculiformes


The cuckoo family, in addition to those species named as such, also includes the roadrunners, koels, malkohas, couas, coucals and anis. The coucals and anis are sometimes separated as distinct families, the Centropodidae and Crotophagidae respectively.

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Arboreal species (like the Common Cuckoo) are slender and have short ________.

neck
tail
tarsi
eyes


There are two basic body forms, arboreal species (like the Common Cuckoo) which are slender and have short tarsi, and terrestrial species (like the roadrunners) which are more heavy set and have long tarsi.

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Almost all species of cuckoo have _______ tails which are used for steering in terrestrial species.

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short
long
very short
very long


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Which is the largest species of cuckoo ?

Channel-billed Cuckoo
Eurasian cuckoo
Yellow-billed cuckoo
Black-billed cuckoo


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Which is the most widespread subfamily of cuckoos ?

Cuculus
Cuculiformes
Neomorphinae
Cuculinae


The Cuculinae is the most widespread subfamily of cuckoos, and is distributed across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and Oceania.

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How many percent of the Australian Cuckoo bird species are partial migrants within Australia or travel to New Guinea and Indonesia after the breeding season ?

76
48
83
92


83% of the Australian species are partial migrants within Australia or travel to New Guinea and Indonesia after the breeding season.

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What is the Kingdom of Cuckoo ?

Animalia
Chordata
Aves
Cuculiformes


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What is the Class of Cuckoo ?

Animalia
Chordata
Aves
Cuculiformes


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Approx.how much time is taken by Cuckoo to lay an egg ?

9 seconds
53 seconds
1 min 25 seconds
3 min 13 seconds


Most birds take several minutes to lay an egg, but the cuckoo lays one in just nine seconds

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