Order: Cuculiformes | Family: Cuculidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonas, Brazil
Status: The Red-billed Ground-Cuckoo is rare in the Amazonian lowlands where it is known to occur on the east side of the Napo River and the south side of the Amazon and Ucayali Rivers. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Br.
Name in Spanish: Cuco-Terrestre de Pico Rojo.
Sub-species: Red-billed Ground-Cuckoo (Neomorphus pucheranii pucheranii), (Deville), 1851. Amazonian Colombia (rare in SE), Peru, Ecuador (rare in NE) and W Brazil N of R Amazon.
(N. p. lepidophanes), Todd, 1925. Amazonian Peru and W Brazil S of Amazon River.
Meaning of Name: Neomorphus: L. neo = new, different; and morphus = shape, appearance. pucheranii: honor of the zoologist and French explorer, Jacques Pucheran (1817-1894).
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.