All posts tagged cuckoos
The one where we talk about the Breeding Bird Survey results for 2010, the crash in farmland bird populations across Europe, update the BTO’s satellite tagged cuckoos with Phil Atkinson, Head of International Research at the BTO, plug a proposed e-petition limiting the mowing of flower-rich verges, discuss Jonathon Franzen’s comments as reported by Simon Mustoe on his excellent Aussie site Bird-O, and on a lighter note look ahead to the autumn’s rarities and make probably awful predictions on which vagrants will cause the biggest twitch in the coming months.
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
Abuja, Nigeria. July 2008 Coucals are large members of the cuckoo family, with eleven representatives in Africa. The Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis ranges right across Africa