Scullin birds

To: "'COG'" <>
Subject: Scullin birds
From: "Anthony Overs" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 11:03:49 +1100

Up until about Christmas day, Superb Parrots were here often, flying over in small groups several times a day. Lost count of them.


We’ve had a koel here every day for the last few weeks, with two birds calling on several occasions. Just this morning my wife saw a female koel fly low over the house giving its ‘wirra-wirra’ call.


Brand new young Red Wattlebirds just out of the nest (no juvenile koels ...).


And a first for me at home, a pair of Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikes, and they’ve built a nest in the large eucalypt on the nature strip out the front! Has anyone heard of cuckoo-shrikes playing host to koels?




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