Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Cuculus canorus
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Recorded on the 9th of June 2002 in the south of Tomsk (upland meadow; at 5624N, 8457E). Background species: Acrocephalus dumetorum, Hippolais calligata, Luscinia svesica, Cuculus canorus, Sturnus vulgaris.

Arrives at the period of foliage expansion. In Tomsk and its suburbs usually appears in mid-May.

Seen in all types of woodland and open floodplain habitats. Common species, in some places very common. Distributed over the whole region.

Calls from mid-May until the end of July.