• Photo taken Locality: Cyprus
  • Photo taken by:
    Dretakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    November 2008
Great Spotted Cuckoo

Photo of the Great Spotted Cuckoo, Clamator glandarius. It is a brood-parasite that, contrary to the common cuckoo that parasitizes in insectivorous birds, it parasitizes only in nests of the Magpie where it leaves its eggs. In Cyprus, it is a summer visitor.