Re: birding-aus Night Callers !

To: John Gamblin <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Night Callers !
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 22:32:44 +1000
John Gamblin wrote:
> Dear All,
> uys ?
> Does anyone out there know which Victorian/Australian bird flies at
> night ?  and gives out a cry like a very young domestic cat ? close to a 
> human baby cry ? 

Sounds like Wood Duck which is quite vocal at night, particularly when
flying about, calling 'Waooow!' in a rather cat-like manner. Call
doesn't fade out, just stops.  We often hear them along the Yarra.
Anthea Fleming in melbourne
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