Cuckoo

Series 27 - Episode 7 Cuckoo

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Summary

How the cuckoo's aptitude for deception has puzzled bird-watchers for thousands of years. David Attenborough discovers how members of the species trick other birds into accepting their eggs and how, once hatched, the adopted young set about killing the other chicks in the nest.

Cast & Crew

Narrator David Attenborough
Producer Mike Birkhead
Series Editor Tim Martin
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