Common Cuckoo

photo by Tim Peukert

Scientific classification

Order

Cuculiformes

Family

Cuculidae

Subfamily

Cuculus

Species

canorus

Appearance

* Pretty large bird with generally grey plumage
* Long rounded tail and thin dark streaks on the underparts
* Size: 32-36 cm

Habitat

Open areas with some trees and parks

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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