unknown bird

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Subject: unknown bird
From: Vicki Powys <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 11:32:47 +1000
> on 17/9/01 9:46 PM, Ric &Sanja Armstrong at wrote:
> I hope you can tell me a bit more about this bird, i found it in my fully
> locked up house, so no idear how it got in but, this bird was about 10cm in
> length, it had a black beak, 1 1/2 cm a gray head its back was a greeny pecock
> colour and black feet and the hole chest was white with a zebra like  bronze
> colour across it's chest, it was beutifull, was it a rear bird?,
> and is it unusual to have seen one in Queensland on the sunshine coast?
> p.s. it recooped in a shoe box for a hour and i had given it  some water with
> my nails and in half a hour it flew a way,
> it was so quiet i didn't even hear the wings, so think it mite be a
> Honeyeater,green backed :- Glycichaera Fallax am i right ?
> love to her from you
> Sanja Armstrong  
> Ric & Sanja Armstrong
> Email:

This sounds more like one of the Bronze-Cuckoos, all of which occur in your area.

Vicki Powys
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