First Cuckoo Castleford 2018

Lynda Crosfill wrote to say she had seen a cuckoo in Castleford, West Yorkshire yesterday.

We have had numerous reports of cuckoo sitings over the last couple of days. It is about a month too early and cold for cuckoos to have returned from Africa. What people are actually seeing are fieldfares which have ventured into towns and gardens looking for food because the countryside is covered with snow.

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