Submit a Cuckoo Record

Mark the return of Spring by listening out for the cuckoo!

Help record what is for many the distinctive sound of Spring – the call of the cuckoo.

If you see or hear a cuckoo please submit your record below.

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Important: if you use this site regularly, please remember to login.

This will give you access to the My Records report which allows you to manage your data.

Please provide as much information as possible about your Cuckoo sighting(s).

Provide an indication of adbundance.

If you have had an expert confirm the identification of a record please add their name in the 'Determiner' field. This will help when the record is being verified.

Your details (please note: We will only use your email address if we need to contact you about your record.
If you are logged into the system, please do not lock these values. The information will be auto-filled from your account profile. ).
Your contact details
Any additional recorder(s) names.
Date of your sighting.
Please provide the spatial reference and site name for the record.

Do not enter a postal address as the information you provide will be visible to others.

Notes about using the map:
  • use the + sign on the right hand side of the map to change the base mapping used from Google to OpenStreetMap.
  • To create an accurate and useful record, use your mouse to drag the area of interest to the centre of the map window and use the zoombar on the left hand side to zoom in tight to the area where you made the sighting. When you have zoomed in, click on the location - this will autofill the Spatial Reference box above.