Western yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus occidentalis) is a neotropical migratory bird that winters in South America and breeds in the western U.S. and Mexico. Their breeding range includes California where they nest exclusively in riparian woodland, especially that of cottonwood-willow. Western yellow-billed cuckoo is listed under the Endangered Species Act as endangered and under the California Endangered Species Act as threatened. Surveys must be approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and conducted by a qualified and permitted biologist.
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