Fw: Chestnut Quail-thrush call at Kalbarri

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Subject: Fw: Chestnut Quail-thrush call at Kalbarri
From: "Vella" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 20:24:54 -0700
> > >
> > >>4. Has anyone confirmed Chestnut Quail-thrush at Meanarra Hill at
> > >>Kalbarri. I heard a thin high pitched call two nights in a row here,
> > >>could not track down the bird.It sounded like Q-T or Black Honeyeater,
> but
> > >>was possibly Southern Scrub-Robin which were common at the site.
> > >
> > >I have also heard what sounded like a Chestnut Quail-thrush at this
> > >but couldn't track it down. Certainly not a Black Honeyeater, but it
> could
> > >have been a Southern Scrub-robin, but not a call that I have heard from
> the
> > >SSR further south.
 When I last saw a Southern Scrub-robin in the Stirling Ranges, I saw one
 making a high-pitched call when I approached it, like that of a
 Quail-thrush. I think I have also heard them maake that call before in SA
 in NSW before. This is very different than their more typical "chipperwee"

 Edwin Vella

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