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The cuckoo falcons, several species of Aviceda, are kites of the subfamily
Perninae (family Accipitridae). They range over Asia and the South Pacific,
hunting at twilight, mainly for insects. Some hunt lizards. See also caracara;
hobby; kestrel; ...
... and was one of the contributing directors to Visions of Eight (1973), a highly
personalized view of the Munich Olympic Games. Forman won an Academy
Award for best direction for One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and for
The manufacture of modern clocks and precision and optical instruments has
grown from the traditional wood-carving and cuckoo clock industries. Well-known
clock factories are located in Schramberg, Villingen, and Schwen- ningen.
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