Yellow-billed cuckoo listed as threatened

October 3, 2014 1:03 PM

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Yellow-billed cuckoo listed as threatened

TUCSON, Ariz. — The yellow-billed cuckoo has been disappearing from its home in the Western U.S., a decline that prompted the federal Fish and Wildlife Service to announce Thursday that the bird has been listed as a threatened species.

The yellow-billed cuckoo will now be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

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