spangles drongo again

To: "'Elizabeth Compston'" <>
Subject: spangles drongo again
From: "Margaret Leggoe" <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 08:53:36 +1100
Does anyone know how the word "drongo" came to be used to describe a stupid
person?  Ditto "galah" and "birdbrain".  
Margaret L

-----Original Message-----
From: Elizabeth Compston  
Sent: Tuesday, 5 January 2010 8:35 AM
To: Canberra Birds
Subject: spangles drongo again

We were at the spot where Frank saw the drongo yesterday for about an  
hour before it appeared, hawking at 7.20pm.  Very good views.  Should  
have had one of the photographers there.  It did not call at all



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