remote control Cockatiel heard at ANBG

To: <>
Subject: remote control Cockatiel heard at ANBG
From: "Philip Veerman" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 16:20:18 +1100

Hi Folks,

I heard a Cockatiel at ANBG during a brief stop there late on Saturday afternoon (in the section below the cafeteria). I even clearly watched it calling but it wasn't. I knew it wasn't before I saw it. The Cockatiel calls were coming from an Olive backed Oriole, interspersed with usual oriole calls and mainly Crimson Rosella and other unidentified presumed mimicry. Nothing odd about that. It is just worth mentioning to highlight that this is a species whose call it probably learned some considerable distance away. (Years ago I once had one in my garden mimicking Wedge-tailed Eagle and Sacred Kingfisher calls.)


<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the Canberra Ornithologists Group mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the list contact David McDonald, list manager, phone (02) 6231 8904 or email . If you can not contact David McDonald e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU