Cuckoo Twitch – 13/iii/14

I took the train to Penally at and arrived around four. When I arrived, I was told that the bird had just flown of and out of sight. After the best part of an hour, the GREAT-SPOTTED CUCKOO was refound at a range of about 700m and I managed to get onto it. Everybody approached it carefully, and eventually everybody got cracking views of the bird in the sunny evening light. Great-Spotted Cuckoo 0024 Ced

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Great-Spotted Cuckoo 0046 Ced2The area itself was also quite spectacular.

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A very enjoyable and memorable twitch.

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