Cork Oak

Related species: Common Cuckoo

Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), photo: Chris Romeiks

The Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) is a widespread summer migrant to Europe and Asia and spends the non-breeding season in Africa. In Europe, hearing the call of the Common Cuckoo is regarded as the first harbinger of spring. Many local legends and traditions are based on this.
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