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Common cuckoo

Cuculus canorus

Description:

The common cuckoo is 32–34 centimetres (13–13 in) long from bill to tail (with a tail of 13–15 centimetres (5.1–5.9 in) and a wingspan of 55–60 centimetres (22–24 in).[4] The legs are short.[7] It has a greyish, slender body and long tail, similar to a sparrowhawk in flight, where the wingbeats are regular.

Habitat:

Essentially a bird of open land, the common cuckoo is a widespread summer migrant to Europe and Asia, and winters in Africa. Birds arrive in Europe in April and leave in September.

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jasem
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الجهراء, Kuwait

Spotted on Feb 25, 2021
Submitted on Feb 26, 2021

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