Little Corellas? They do have some melodious calls.
on 17/3/02 9:41 PM, Syd Curtis at wrote:
> Q. Why is a twitcher like a policeman?
> A. Because there's never one around when you want one.
> March 16, 6:30 AM, or thereabouts, and a pair of white birds flew over
> suburban Hawthorne in an easterly direction. Determined, straight flight.
> Hard to estimate height, not knowing the size of the bird. My best guess is
> that they were about five times the height of an average single-storey
> house, and were about the size of a Sulph.-crested Cockatoo or a bit
> smaller. Definitely not Egrets, nor White Ibis.
> I would probably have dismissed them as S-c Cs, but for their intermittent
> calls. Single notes and somewhat musical in quality. Not at all like the
> sounds I associate with S-c Cs.
> Any suggestions?
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