Nick Bayly

Nick Bayly

Bogotá, Colombia

SELVA: Investigación para la Conservación en el Neotropico



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Published on Mar 16, 2018

International detections of tagged Cuckoos

A total of eight Yellow-billed Cuckoo were fitted with tiny radiotransmitters as part of this project. One of the main objectives of deploying the transmitters was to determine how long the birds r...

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Published on Jul 10, 2017

Yellow Warbler - Colombia to New York

Last week we received the remarkable news that a SELVA banded/ringed Yellow Warbler had been recaptured just down the road from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Lansing, New York. On checking the ...

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Published on Apr 22, 2017

First Radio-tags deployed

The field season is now underway and is going very well. We have already captured 30 Yellow-billed Cuckoos and the peak of migration is still a couple of days away. Six of the cuckoos were fitted w...

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Published on Apr 17, 2017

The cuckoos are here!

We are now in the field and the Yellow-billed Cuckoos have started to arrive. The good news is that we are capturing birds, thanks to a series of canopy nets that we have installed at the field sit...

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Published on Apr 14, 2017

Its all about caterpillars

Yellow-billed Cuckoos tend to spend a lot of time sitting still, just looking around. At first this might appear to be a somewhat inefficient behavior, however, every now and then they spring into ...

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Published on Apr 13, 2017

Why the Rain Crow?

You may be wondering how the Yellow-billed Cuckoo got its nickname the Rain Crow. The simple answer is that these cuckoos often appear when it rains but in fact the name tells us a lot about the sp...

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Published on Apr 11, 2017

A view from the field

Cuckoos are starting to arrive at our study site and with many trees in bloom following the first rains, it makes for a visual feast.In the background you can hear Yellow Warbler contact calls, the...

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Published on Apr 07, 2017

Cuckoo Love

For many the Yellow-billed Cuckoo may not be top of their list of favorite birds but with the first birds now arriving, we can't resist putting a series of photos celebrating the beauty of this int...

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