Grey Butcherbird as a Mimic

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Subject: Grey Butcherbird as a Mimic
From: "Irene" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2001 14:19:59 +1100
Recently I was inside and heard a Common Myna making a strange sound.  Or so I 

When I looked out the window, a Grey Butcherbird was sitting only 1 metre away 
on the gate.  It proceeded to give a concert

Common Myna
Australian Magpie
Noisy Miner
Eastern Rosella
Pied Currawong

I'm not sure I would have believed it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes.

Cheers and Happy Times with Nature

Irene Denton
Concord West, 12 km from Sydney city, NSW Australia
33°50.278'S  151°05.406'E

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