Eurasian wryneck (Jynx torquilla), common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
Français : Planche N°49 dessinée par Edouard Traviés provenant du livre "Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation" par Georges Cuvier (Tome 4), seconde édition de 1828, représentant :
-en haut : Torcol fourmilier (Jynx torquilla)
-en bas : Coucou gris (Cuculus canorus)
Date 23 April 2013, 09:01:19
The Eurasian wryneck (Jynx torquilla) is a species of wryneck in the woodpecker family. This species mainly breeds in temperate regions of Europe and Asia. Most populations are migratory, wintering in tropical Africa and in southern Asia from Iran to the Indian Subcontinent, but some are resident in northwestern Africa. It is a bird of open countryside, woodland and orchards.
The common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, Cuculiformes, which includes the roadrunners, the anis and the coucals. This species is a widespread summer migrant to Europe and Asia, and winters in Africa.