First Cuckoo Codshall 2016

Sandra Lee emailed us to say, “Yesterday while relaxing in my living room overlooking my garden a bird settled on the fence very close to the window.

“My immediate reaction was ‘what on earth is that?’ as it was not like anything I had seen before. It was a dark inky colour with a distinctively barred breast. Somehow it did ring a bell and I thought of a cuckoo and when I checked in my bird book it was confirmed.

“I have yet to hear one this year but to see one is even better! I live in Codsall which is on the outskirts of Wolverhampton close to the Shropshire border.”

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