Gallery - Cuckoos
Woodland, reed beds, moorland and farmland are some of the habitats used by Cuckoos. Up to 25 eggs are layed by one female in different nests.the young Cuckoo hatches after 12 days and systematically ejects the other eggs and flies after 17 days, but may be dependent on its hosts for several weeks.
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