Common Cuckoo
Lake Nakuru National Park
01Nov2014
Summers in Europe and Asia...winters
in Africa...a brood parasite, i.e., lays
its eggs in the nests of other birds.
Cuculus canorus
(L 12.5-13" WS 22-24"
Wt m-4.6 oz f-3.9 oz)
female
flash photo
The cuckoo, like a hawk in flight,
With narrow pointed wings
Whews o’er our heads - soon out of
sight.
(John Clare)