Cuculus canorus (Common Cuckoo)

Common Cuckoo

Dutch: Koekoek

Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Cuculus
Species: Cuculus canorus

Juvenile bird

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 45 mm
Length cranium: 25 mm
Width (cranium): 20 mm
Height (cranium): 17 mm
Alternative names: Kuckuck (German), Coucou gris (French), Cuco Europeo (Spanish)