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Great Spotted Cuckoo; Críalo

Clamator glandarius

Description:

These are the first two we have seen this year, they usually lay their eggs in Magpie nests and often have noisy chases with the local Magpies. While the Magpies are chasing the males the females sneak in and lay their eggs!

Habitat:

Rocky mountainside with scattered bushes and trees.

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Llíria, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Mar 2, 2012
Submitted on Mar 2, 2012

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