Cuckoo - Female

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Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs. David Attenborough presents the female Cuckoo. The "cuckoo" call of the male is perhaps one of the most recognisable of all bird sounds. But the sound of "bathwater gurgling down a plughole" is much familiar and is the call of the looking for somewhere to lay her eggs.

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Fri 15 May 2015 05:58

Cuckoo - Female (Cuculus canorus)

Image courtesy of RSPB