Night warblers

To: Geoff Ryan <>
Subject: Night warblers
From: Tone <>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:13:48 +0000
Chop-chop early morning sounds like Eastern Yellow Robin

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> On 27 Sep 2017, at 06:23, Geoff Ryan <> wrote:
> Thanks for all the suggestions to my question about 'night warblers'.
> The last few mornings, at Yamba, I have made a mental note of the calls and
> found that the structure is slightly different each morning. The calls each
> start off with (pardon the 'phonics') a 'chop' 'chop' then, this morning -
> 'wow, wayerko, rhythm'  ie about 6 separate notes. Yesterday morning the
> second part of the call was slightly different. What I thought was a softer
> repeat of part of the chorus I now think another bird chorusing just after
> the warble is finished.
> I am surprised many more birdos haven't heard these calls, but then again,
> most sensible humans are asleep at that hour of the morning.
> The consensus of opinion seems to be that these night warbles are made by
> Pied Butcherbirds.
> Thanks again
> Geoff
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