a North American cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus, that has a yellow bill and, unlike many cuckoos, constructs its own nest and rears its own young.
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And only a few pages later there he was in the limelight again in connection with the yellow-billed cuckoo.My Man Jeeves | P. G. Wodehouse
Less likely birds that have occurred in Britain are the belted kingfisher and American yellow-billed cuckoo.Poachers and Poaching | John Watson
The yellow-billed cuckoo, was detected by Mr. Layard in dense jungle near Colombo and Avisavelle.Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon | J. Emerson Tennent
This species is very similar to our common yellow-billed cuckoo, but the whole underparts are deep buff.The Bird Book | Chester A. Reed