New cuckoo call on video

From BirdLife:

Scientists have reported a strange twist in the tale of Europe’s harbinger of spring the Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus. In a dramatic discovery, returning cuckoos have been heard and filmed calling with a highly distinctive variation of the normal call. The new call is best described as “Ooo-Cuck, Ooo-Cuck”.

UPDATE: April Fool’s day …

Britain: Cuckoo numbers down by nearly 60%: here.

Cuckoos in Wales bucking the trend and thriving: here.

Reed warbler vs. cuckoo: here.

Extra incubation time lets cuckoo chicks pop out early: here.

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