To: "'John Leonard'" <>, "Birding-aus" <>
Subject: Ngang-ngang
From: "Graham" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 16:27:50 +1000
This is really odd, but I would never describe a gang-gang call as sounding like 'Ngang-Ngang'. Is it just an interpretation of the call, or can someone who has travelled widely within the range of gang-gangs care to comment on regional variations in the call of these birds.
Graham Turner
Lower Blue Mountains 
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I've been prompted to give my opinion on whether the Wirajuri name 'Ngang-Ngang' for Gang-Gang is a good representation of their creaky call.

Yes, I think it is!

John Leonard

ps saw a flock of thirty (30) flying over the suburb of Hughes a couple of evenings ago. Hughes and the inner south suburbs in Canberra would have to be a Gang-gang hot-spot in winter, except when I try to show them to visitors!

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