Cuculus canorus Linnaeus 1758 (Family Cuculidae)

Migratory "Nester"
Length: 32-34cm; Wingspan: 55-60cm; Weight: Male 98-133g, Female 88-112g;
2-25 Eggs: May - June (11-14 Days); Young: June - July (17-21 Days);
Migration: April (Earliest: 18.4), August - September (Latest: 31.8);
Moult: November - February

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Meadows

Beech Forest

Spruce Forest
Parasites Nest of:
Anthus pratensis

Prunella modularis

Sylvia borin

Erithacus rubecula

Motacilla alba
Principal Food:
Lepidoptera

Coleoptera


Pictures © 2003, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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