2016 Cuckoo report

One for all Cuckoo aficionados! In 2016 the Field Studies Council (FSC) organised a national survey of Cuckoo arrivals, movements, and declines, the results of which are now available for download here.

This is a very interesting and well illustrated report, with some local relevance right from the beginning – “the first record submitted to our survey was on the 13th April from Rye Harbour in Sussex”, despite the fact that “Some earlier records trickled in later on so the earliest Cuckoo heard and reported to the survey was actually of one on the 31st March from the RSPB Aylesbeare Common site in Devon.”

Ralph — Dave

 

 

 

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