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Juvenile Cuckoo - Blashford Lakes

By clearinnervision  
I never expected it to get this close. It was feeding on Cinnabar moth catapillars, which are poisonous. I'm sure that Cuckoo's are adapted. In rapid decline in the UK.

Tags: Juvenile Cuckoo Wildlife and nature

Voters: Bravdo, Willmer, Ayoob and 18 more

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Bravdo 10 17 2 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2011 12:14AM
Lovely capture and excellent detail.Good eye contact to.


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Ayoob 6 Australia
11 Jul 2011 12:54AM
Great capture and lovely bird , excellent detail.
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
11 Jul 2011 1:37AM
Fabulous capture!...We've been trying to pin down a specimen on the Somerset Levels for a while now and have been unable to get anywhere near it......So top marks from us...

KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
11 Jul 2011 7:35AM
A brilliant capture.
Devon_Wild 7 8 1 England
11 Jul 2011 8:13AM
Great capture, have not heard a cuckoo for years , let alone see one . well done.................................Rob
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2011 11:19AM
Great shot, Noel - I've never even seen one!
janty66 10 3 England
11 Jul 2011 1:42PM
Well captured...
11 Jul 2011 7:41PM
Stunning capture! I've never seen a Cuckoo for myself unfortunately.
Thank you all, it is a first for me also, right outside a hide

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