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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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BTO Cuckoo Tracking

Please note that the BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) carry out a brilliant Cuckoo tracking project. We think that we need to be sure that we are clear how fledglings make the journey to their wintering grounds.  As they have … Continue reading

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Cuckoo Navigation a Theory

We know that cuckoos nest over winter in the Congo and breed in Europe. UK cuckoos arrive in the latter part of April and lay their eggs in another bird’s nest. The common host of cuckoos are Reed warblers, Meadow pipits and … Continue reading

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Tracking Cuckoos into Africa

The Cuckoo is one of the migrants we know least about once it leaves the UK. This amazing site is tracking the movements of five Cuckoos from breeding grounds in East Anglia to their winter quarters in Africa. http://www.bto.org/science/migration/tracking-studies/cuckoo-tracking

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