Posted: 27/10/2014 at 14:49
Well, I'm a woman and I'm brilliant at navigation - whereas my male OH has no sense of direction at all but has memorised the Tube map
Maybe it's a this year's young cuckoo from Northern Europe stopping over - it seems they usually do that in Eastern Europe, but this year has had some odd weather conditions which may have affected things. This article is interesting http://www.mpg.de/7711203/cuckoo-migration
I'd report it to the RSPB if I were you.