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|Subject:||Behaviour of Leaden Flycatchers|
|From:||Martin Butterfield <>|
|Date:||Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:28:58 +1100|
A Leaden Flycatcher has been calling all morning at our place in Carwoola. On going to investigate I soon found a male bird moving around in a Red Box (Eucalyptus polyanthemos) calling and wagging its tail. After a short while a female appeared and the male caught a large insect and presented it to her. They are, according to HANZAB, largely monogamous so it might just have been being 'friendly' or, as quite a few broods occur in February, he might have been suggesting a second breeding attempt.
Whatever, I am not showing this as a breeding record.
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