Cuckoos are well-known birds, but their distinctive and eagerly awaited song can be confused with several other species. Despite their popularity, Cuckoos are rarely seen and, when they are, can easily be mistaken for a bird of prey. Let us help you pick out this iconic bird that was once believed to turn into a Sparrowhawk in the winter - neatly explaining it's silence and disappearance outside the breeding season.
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BTO Conference 2020
The 2020 BTO Conference is available to view online. Catch up on a wealth of interesting talks and panels celebrating the efforts of BTO volunteers and members.