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  • Catalan
    • Cucut
  • Russian
    • Обыкновенная кукушка
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    • Cuculus canorus
  • English
    • Common Cuckoo
  • German
    • Kuckuck
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • COCU
  • Portuguese
    • Cuco

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Recent observations

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What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Date

July 11, 2015 06:13 PM MSK

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Date

July 31, 2009

Description

Jv. being fed by wrens.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

rjadams55

Date

October 1, 2012

Description

This is an hepatic phase (meaning tannish-orange rather than gray) juvenile female Common Cuckoo and was probably the rarest bird known to be in North America at this time.

Found across Eurasia, this Common Cuckoo likely flew down the wrong coast and instead of ending up in Japan or SE Asia, it showed up in central California. In just a few days, hundreds of people came to see it. While there have been a few records from the Aleutian Islands and one from mainland Alaska, this was only the second ever of this species in the lower 48. The last one was in New England in 1981.

It appeared to be eating good numbers of wooly-bear caterpillars.

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What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

dhobern

Date

May 29, 1977

Place

Minsmere (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

dhobern

Date

May 14, 1977

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What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

anis

Date

May 31, 2015

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

leibele

Date

June 28, 2015

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

June 22, 2015 11:46 AM CEST

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What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

dhobern

Date

June 16, 2015 08:43 AM CEST

Description

Cuculus canorus (Linnaeus, 1758), Common Cuckoo, male, Utterslev Mose, Søborg, Denmark, 16 June 2015

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What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

anis

Date

May 7, 2015

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What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

sitkaconnor

Date

June 10, 2015

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Square

What

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Observer

anis

Date

May 5, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) (formerly European Cuckoo) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, Cuculiformes, which includes the roadrunners, the anis and the coucals.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.