Date: 11/2/20 9:11 am
From: Scott Young <wsyacy...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Re: One time MEGA alert: Common Cuckoo in Rhode Island
What are the odds that this is an escapee. Do people have these as pets?

Scott Young
Gaithersburg

On Monday, November 2, 2020 at 6:57:57 AM UTC-5 katahdinss wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Well if 2020 couldn’t get more weird, there is a Common Cuckoo in Rhode
> Island, found yesterday. This is probably one of the least expected
> species I can think of, although they are long-distance migrants (to
> Africa). I am sure it is wishing it was in Africa now rather than snowy RI,
> but US birders are thrilled to make its acquaintance. (Check eBird for the
> details, this is just the one-time “mega” alert post allowed by listserv
> rules.)
>
> Gail Mackiernan
> Colesville
>
> Sent from my iPad
>

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