Eastern Yellow Robin call

Subject: Eastern Yellow Robin call
From: Mike Wood <>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 04:15:13 +1000
Hello Greg

Is it possible your bird might have been a white-plumed honeyeater? There have been occasions of late where I too have asked myself the same question about that "chop, chop" call, which I would normally associate with a yellow robin. I am hearing that call -or something very like it- in places where I shouldn't be (outside of yellow robin range) and the only candidate I can come up with is the white-plumed honeyeater. 

Often the call is heard very first thing in the morning -which is typical of EYRO at certain times of the year- when it is still not light enough to see anything and therefore makes it a little difficult to chase up and confirm.


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