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Black-billed Cuckoo

More about the Black-billed Cuckoo on the Internet

The following websites can help you learn more about the Black-billed Cuckoo species. These websites are maintained by other organizations, and when you click on the links below, you'll be visiting their websites, not ours.

Seasonal Frequency

You can use the following as a guide to when you can most easily expect to spot members of the Black-billed Cuckoo species on Prince Edward Island. This information comes from The Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island which retains and publishes records of bird sightings.

Spring
March 16 to May 31
(northerly migration)

Rare, 1 - 5 birds per season
Summer
June 1 to August 15
(nesting season)

Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
Rare, 1 - 5 birds per season
Autumn
August 16 to December 14
(southerly migration)

Rare, 1 - 5 birds per season
Winter
December 15 to March 15
Not found

Nesting on PEI

The Black-billed Cuckoo is known or believed to nest on PEI.

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