Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter U – Needs to have the letters O and U in the word …

On the first of our camping trips, last year, I spotted this Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo.

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Another first for me, not having seen one before.

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Lucky I took the photos (Nikon D3000), for it was not about the next day.

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Sized around 17cm, this Australian cuckoo has awesome metallic colouring. It parasites the dome-shaped nests of the fairywren and thornbill, laying just one egg.

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Thanks for looking.

 

 

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Birds, Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo

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