Rabbit Proof Fence

Subject: Rabbit Proof Fence
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 15:22:20 +1100 (EST)
On Sat, 23 Mar 2002, Philip A. Veerman wrote:
> Indeed what definitely was a Black Kite always was accompanied by the =
> call of a Whistling Kite

Are you sure?  I've heard Black Kites in the NT make calls that sound very
similar to the characteristic territorial(?) call of Whistling Kites.

rlack Kites seem to give a softer, more slurred version of the call, but I
suspect Whistling Kites do this sometimes too.

HANZAB quotes  Debus as saying: "more tremulous quality, not descending
so vigorously and staccato notes not ascending so vigorously as in
Whistling Kite.  The sonagrams in HANZAB (Black Kite C And Whistling Kite
A) have strong similarities.  Surprising given they are from different

Andrew  Taylor

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