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Use the page on cuckoos to answer the following questions.

1. How did the cuckoo get its name?_____________________


2. Are cuckoos herbivores (plant-eaters) or insectivores (insect-eaters)? ________________


3. Name an adaption that cuckoos have that helps them obtain food. __________________


4. Many cuckoos lay their eggs in other birds' nests and the "host" birds take care of the baby cuckoos. What is this phenomenon called? _______________________


5. Name two environments that cuckoos live in. __________________ and __________________


6. Do any cuckoos migrate? ________________________


7. How many toes do cuckoos have? ____________________


8. Is the roadrunner a type of cuckoo? ______________________


9. How fast can a roadrunner run? ______________________


10. Cuckoos are birds. What Linnean class do birds belong to? ___________________



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Level: Grade 3-5 Subject: cuckoos, birds, science, reading, writing, introduction to research on the Internet
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