Cuculus canorus


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Noun1.Cuculus canorus - common cuckoo of Europe having a distinctive two-note callCuculus canorus - common cuckoo of Europe having a distinctive two-note call; lays eggs in the nests of other birds
cuckoo - any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail
Cuculus, genus Cuculus - type genus of the Cuculidae
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It turns out there are indeed a few species from the cuculidae (cuckoo) family in the US, but not cuculus canorus, the common cuckoo so familiar across Europe and Asia.
Narrow-front loop migration in a population of the common cuckoo Cuculus canorus, as revealed by satellite telemetry.
One new species of the genus Sternostoma (Mesostigmata: Rhinonyssidae) from Cuculus canorus (Cuculiformes: Cuculidae) from Leningrad Province, Russia.
The common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) lays its eggs in the nests of other birds.
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In parts of Europe that have warmed since 1990, the common cuckoo, Cuculus canorus, appears to be shifting its laying away from species that don't migrate or that travel a short distance each year, says Anders Pape Moiler of the University of Paris South in Orsay.