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BBC News about Common cuckoo
Cuckoos clocked using satellite tags
Four cuckoos caught at sites in Lochalsh and Skye are fitted with satellite tags in an effort to track their migrations to Africa.
Cuckoo flown to Italy in plane
A dying cuckoo which was nursed back to health in Surrey is flying to Italy by plane to catch up on annual migration.
Cuckoos copy hawks to scare birds
Cuckoos' hawk-like plumage helps them avoid attacks from birds whose nests they are trying to invade, say scientists.
Cuckoo in egg pattern 'arms race'
Cuckoos' egg forgery skills are increasingly being put to the test, as host birds evolve better defences, say scientists.
Cuckoos no match for local birds
There is a limit to how convincingly the common cuckoo can mimic other birds, according to new research.
Cuckoo eggs puzzle 'cracked'
A cuckoo has a remarkable ability to hold its egg inside it for an extra 24 hours before releasing it into a host bird's nest, researchers have found.
Cuckoo's call becomes rarer in UK
The cuckoo - known for its springtime song - has joined a "red list" of the UK's most threatened bird species.
Birdwatcher gave 1922 cuckoo clue
A West Midlands businessman with a passion for part-time bird watching uncovered key clues about the predatory cuckoo in an early nature film.