Eurasian Cuckoo

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Eurasian cuckoo is shy bird and is more often heard than seen.

How does the bird appear…

It is slender bodied, long tailed bird with down-curved bill. It has pointed wings and short legs. It has dull greyish brown plumage.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It is mainly found in grassland but also seen in farmland and woodland.

Food

It feeds on insects especially caterpillars.

Breeding & Nesting

It breeds in summer. It is brood parasite and lays eggs in nests of other birds. The chicks destroy the eggs of its foster parents and receive their full care and attention.

 

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