New Bird for Australia

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Subject: New Bird for Australia
From: "Tom and Mandy Wilson" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 15:59:32 +1100
The picture of Common Cranes (which is a still not a moving shot) is there but the commentary at that point clearly says "Straw Necked Ibis", but it may have been fixed since it was originally posted? Or is this a case where a colloquial name has been mixed up with the real birds - herons are referred to as cranes in parts of the country aren't they? Perhaps somebody heard "cranes" and went and found a picture of the real thing (ie put 2 + 2 together and got 5)?
Tom Wilson

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