Channel billed cuckoo

To: "Peter Madvig" <>, "Birding-aus" <>
Subject: Channel billed cuckoo
From: "Colin Driscoll" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2004 18:36:21 +1000
This is what I had assumed but on two or three occasions after dark a coarse
rasping noise came from the tree with the currawongs nest and I saw the CBC
fly away. These currawongs did end up with a CBC chick to annoy them.

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Madvig 
Sent: Friday, 9 April 2004 6:03 PM
To: Colin Driscoll; Birding-aus
Subject: Channel billed cuckoo

Doesn't the male make sure he gets chased by the nest owners, and while they
are away playing Spitfires v. Messerschmidts, she nips in, and does the

Peter Madvig

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