We are still hearing both and the YBCUs have been more vocal these last few days, the BBCU's more subdued but calling regularly. Perhaps yours are too busy dining on Gypsy Moth cats.
We have heard very few YBs give the complete call as is common down south in our experience. John On Wed, Jun 9, 2021 at 10:17 AM Suan Hsi Yong <suan.y...@gmail.com> wrote: > Just heard the repeated single calls of a yellow-billed cuckoo outside > my home / office. Coupled with the BBCU from last month, that's both > cuckoos as new yard birds for me this season! Again, once I got > outside it stopped calling and could not be found. > > Is it just me, or have the black-billed cuckoos, who seemed to be > singing everywhere earlier in the season, been replaced by > yellow-billed cuckoos lately? We had looks and calls from > yellow-billed cuckoos on our Connecticut Hill field trip last Sunday. > I also heard then saw one that afternoon at Lindsay-Parsons > > Suan > > -- > > Cayugabirds-L List Info: > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm > > ARCHIVES: > 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html > 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds > 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html > > Please submit your observations to eBird: > http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ > > -- > -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --