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Are cuckoos disappearing from the UK?

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The sound of the cuckoo has traditionally been associated with the start of spring, but for how much longer?

This year fewer of the birds have arrived from Africa and there are concerns that the sound of the cuckoo could disappear from many parts of the UK.

Tim Muffett reports.

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