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How young cuckoos find their winter grounds

Please find this interesting link to important work on Cuckoos done by Kasper Thorup and his team in Denmark. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0168940 They were able to tag and therefore track fledgling cuckoos.  This work is very important as the major question for … Continue reading

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Cuckoo Migration

Cuckoo Migration is one of the great mysteries and to date there is still no agreement on how Cuckoos find their way to the Congo for the winter starting from different locations in Europe.   The team at Copenhagen University … Continue reading

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Universal Consciousness

On 30th March 2015, Richard Silberstein gave a presentation to the Science Medical Network on “Universal Consciousness”: Mystics of various religious and spiritual traditions have, on occasion, described a mystical realisation as that of the entire universe’s conscious. In this talk, he described some … Continue reading

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Cuckoos – BTO satellite

For those of us following the BTO satellite tagged Cuckoos, we can see Spring is well on its way – three birds have already left their winter locations in the Congo rainforest and are at their stopover sites in West Africa. Later … Continue reading

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Chris the Cuckoo running later than ever

In previous years, Chris has been one of the first tagged Cuckoos to cross the Sahara desert but this year he seems to be on a much more relaxed schedule. His previous arrival dates south, of the Sahara desert, were … Continue reading

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Cuckoo tracking

The Cuckoo is one of the migrants we know least about once it leaves the UK, however the BTO track, on their amazing site, the movements of five Cuckoos from breeding grounds in East Anglia to their winter quarters in … Continue reading

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Interview with Phil Atkinson of the BTO the British Trust for Ornithology

British Trust for Ornithology: www.bto.org/ Bird research charity in the United Kingdom. Research investigating the populations, movements and ecology of wild birds. You will see that we have links to this site in several places but under especially under “cuckoo tracking” … Continue reading

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