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Common Cuckoo

MARC number#LocationCountyArrival dateDeparture dateObserversReport
1981-04148 Grove Ave., Vineyard Haven (***Check)Dukes5/3/815/3/81A. Brown et al.13

An extraordinary record for the east coast, this Common Cuckoo was mist-netted and photographed in the hand 3 May 1981 in Vineyard Haven on the island of Martha’s Vineyard (see #1981-04).

Common Cuckoo, photo by S. Perkins. Measurements and careful study in the hand eliminated the rather similar Oriental Cuckoo.