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Cuckoo

By suzieosman
At long last I got my Cuckoo Grin. Went down to the Somerset Levels today and amid glorious sunshine I finally tracked down my quarry. He had me running around quite a bit and getting close enough for a half decent shot wasn't easy, but I got there in the end.
Thanks to everyone for their kind comments on my recent uploads.
Hope you like this one too

Tags: General Cuckoo Somerset levels Wildlife and nature Ham wall

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gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
21 May 2012 7:46PM
Do you know I hear them all around my way but have never seen one so thanks for my first sight. - gary

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ShaunsPics 5 83 United Kingdom
21 May 2012 8:02PM
lucky you not seen one of these since the 70s good shot well done.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
21 May 2012 8:47PM
For a woman who'd had a heart attack 7 weeks ago, you did well chasing this one down hun.......That'll teach me for leaving the big lens in the car won't it Sad

Ade x
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
21 May 2012 9:09PM
A cracking shot Sue, you must be pleased as punch with this one, it was well worth spending all that time tracking him

Quote:Do you know I hear them all around my way but have never seen one so thanks for my first sight. - gary
Any bird with any common sense whatsoever will steer well clear if you are out and about with your long lens Durb!WinkTongueGrin
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
21 May 2012 10:14PM
wonderful shot Sue - I've never seen one but would love to.
Jason
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
22 May 2012 7:37AM
Oh Wow! I'm envious! I haven't even heard one this year.
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
30 May 2012 4:40PM
Your persistence paid off GrinGrin

The eye, especially, is amazing in this!

Andrew
ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
31 May 2012 9:29AM
Fantastic image......yes they are so hard to see let alone get near enough to get a decent shot of.

Had a pair of males competing by me the other day and got some shots but he was in the shade of a big tree so not very good.
Keith

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