Identifying cuckoos, video


This video from Britain says about itself:

BTO Bird ID – Cuckoos

13 April 2016

Cuckoos are well-known birds, but their distinctive and eagerly awaited song can be confused with several other species. Despite their popularity, Cuckoos are rarely seen and, when they are, can easily be mistaken for a bird of prey. Let us help you pick out this iconic bird that was once believed to turn into a Sparrowhawk in the winter – neatly explaining its silence and disappearance outside the breeding season.

8 thoughts on “Identifying cuckoos, video

  1. Pingback: Nightingale and woodchat shrikes in Extremadura, Spain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Extremadura, Spain, birds and flowers, 15 April | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Extremadura, Spain birds and rain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Booted eagle, great spotted cuckoo, whinchat in Spain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Booted eagle and architecture in Extremadura, Spain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Dunnocks feed young cuckoo, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Swallows’ autumn migration to Africa | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: 2017, Year of the Cuckoo | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.