A 2-day-old chick being fed by its Common Reed-warbler foster parents.

A 2-day-old chick being fed by its Common Reed-warbler foster parents.
Species: Common Cuckoo   Cuculus canorus
Subspecies: canorus
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Added to IBC: 6 Mar 2019 - 14:42
Your rating: None
Average: 4.8 (4 votes)
All Rights Reserved
Altitude (m): 
8 meters


Submitted by Greg Baker on
Greg Baker's picture

Wouldn't this be better placed as Common Reed Warbler Josep?  Or maybe in both?


Submitted by Josep del Hoyo (HBW editor) on
Josep del Hoyo's picture

Thank you very much, Greg. Definitely, we will do that (uploading the videoclips for both species), at least for a good number of these video.



Related Lynx titles
Birds of South Asia
The Ripley Guide
The most complete and up-to-date guide to the birds of the region. Revised and updated with the newest findings on vocalizations and taxonomy, including several taxa newly recorded for the region, species whose voice was previously unknown, and additional newly recognised species. Species lists follow familiar Peters order except where changes are well-corroborated by recent research.


Josep del Hoyo, IBC1567058. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1567058.

Extended version
Josep del Hoyo, IBC1567058. Video of Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus at Baston, Great Britain. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1567058.

Embed this video

← Click inside, copy the code and then paste it into your web page code. Show me the embed as it will appear

© All Rights Reserved

This media published on the Internet Bird Collection is protected by Copyright.
It cannot be reproduced without the express written permission of the author.