Mystery bird

Subject: Mystery bird
From: Neal Gowen <>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2014 21:05:45 +1100
I am a new member and would like a little help in identifying a bird I saw 
It was not in Canberra though but adjacent to our bush block south of Araluen 
and in the Deua NP.

The bird was in flight so I only saw it for a short period of time.
It looked a little like a Chough but was slightly smaller. It was nearly all 
black with white wingtips (about 3cm). There was no black edging on the 
wingtips however as in the Chough.
It appeared to have a short red beak.

I have searched a lot of references but cannot find anything that looks like it.

thanks for any help.
Neal Gowen
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