What is …

To: Philip Veerman <>,
Subject: What is …
From: Judithla <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:22:03 +1000
The call is at night. (The bird was accidentally flushed from the ground by day, by the non-birder.)

On Tuesday, 22 January 2019, Philip Veerman <> wrote:

You could say whether it is night or day……..


From: Birding-Aus [mailto:m("","birding-aus-bounces");" target="_blank">] On Behalf Of Judithla
Sent: Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 2:15 PM
Subject: [Birding-Aus] What is …


… this?– A slow thwocking sound coming from the same patch where a non-birder saw a “frogmouth” on the ground. 


I’m just south of the sightings-range of Large-tailed Nightjar, & also at altitude. The sound is far slower than online recordings of that species’ “woodchop” call. 


Any ideas?


SEQ 500m


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