Great Spotted Cuckoo

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Great spotted cuckoo
Great spotted cuckoo.
Oxylophus glandarius, Linn.

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The great spotted cuckoo (Clamator glandarius) can be found throughout Southern Europe and Africa, where it lives in woodland or savanna. It is a parasitic species, which lays its eggs in the nest of other birds, such as pied crows. Great spotted cuckoos feed on insects.

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