13 - 14 inches
Frogs, eggs, large arthropods and small mammals.
Status: Least Concern
Eastern and southern Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and northern and eastern Argentina.
Faces of the Rainforest
Like other members of the subfamily Crotophaginae, the Guira Cuckoo gives off a strong, pungent odor, due to their large anal glands. The significance of this smell is unknown.