happy families

Subject: happy families
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 10:17:21 +1000
On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 10:07:17AM +1000, Gail Spina wrote:
> I am in queensland and have heard people talking about a bird called happy
> families - can anyone tell what bird this is?

This a common name for Grey-crowned Babbler. My dad who grew up on a NE
NSW farm uses it.  Incidentally - as I remind my students incessantly  -
you can answer this question with google, e.g. a search for happy families
bird queensland.  Of course, they are too young to appreciate how amazing
this is.

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