Cuckoo, Great Spotted


Name: Cuckoo, Great Spotted

Scientific name: Clamator glandarius

Type: Cuckoo

Color: Cream,Grey,White

Habitat: Fields

Size: 23cm

Conservation status:



A large cuckoo with slight crest, very long tail and rather fast, shallow wing-beats.
Unmistakable with grey upperparts, white-spotted coverts and white underparts. Juvenile is dark brown above with blackish head, white-spotted coverts and showing distinctive chestnut primaries (above and below) in flight.

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