birding-aus Re: flying behaviour (was Cockatoo ...)

Subject: birding-aus Re: flying behaviour (was Cockatoo ...)
From: Anne & Roger Green <>
Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 08:34:06 +0930
> John Gamblin wrote:
> >
> > What I have picked up on lately is when my local Rainbow Lorikeets are
> > in flight and utter a call they increase their height in flight ? and
> > the call matches the wing movement ?
This certainly holds true for a number of birds. One that comes to mind
is Richard's Pipit during its territorial/courtship (?) flight. As it
swoops upwards in ascending "steps" it utters a loud "chirp" at each
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