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The Cuckoo's Calling

The Cuckoo’s Calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.A brilliant mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel’s suicide. 11 more words

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an evening walk
the sounds of cuckoos
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by Gin Suan Tung

2nd Prize & Honorable Mention
DIOGEN Summer 2013 Haiku Contest, Theme: Summer in the Town… 6 more words

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Cacomantis flabelliformis ssp. 'Tonga'

Tonga-Fächerschwanzkuckuck (Cacomantis flabelliformis ssp.)

Der 25 cm große Fächerschwanzkuckuck ist in weiten Teilen Australasiens bis nach Melanesien verbreitet, eine Unterart, der Fiji-Fächerschwanzkuckuck ( 212 more words

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The Cuckoo's Calling

The Cuckoo’s Calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.A brilliant mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel’s suicide. 11 more words

Nest Predation: Be skeptical of conventional wisdom

We have fond memories of the good old days when we could read the newspaper without questioning everything we read.  That was over 15 years ago, before we became engaged in our effort to save our urban forest from being needlessly destroyed because it is predominantly non-native.  811 more words

Ecology

Smelly cuckoos protect hosts' chicks from predators

Cuckoos have a bad reputation as home-wreckers, taking over the nests of other birds and killing their chicks. But one species benefits its hosts by producing a smelly fluid that repels predators. 523 more words

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The Cuckoo's Calling

The Cuckoo’s Calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.A brilliant mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel’s suicide. 11 more words