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|Subject:||A couple of oddities|
|From:||Martin Butterfield <>|
|Date:||Tue, 16 Feb 2016 07:49:02 +0000|
While at Kellys at around noon today a raptor was perched in one of the dead trees and took off to harass a Lathams Snipe on the gravel island. This looked like a close with the Snipe holding its lead! I think the raptor was a Brown Goshawk.
Back at home we were visited by a young cuckoo. I think it was Brush Cuckoo.
It appeared to be getting attention from a female Rufous Whistler - a fair bit of squeaking back and forth - but I didn't actually see food transferred between the birds. However: HANZAB does not include Rufous Whistler as a known host of Brush Cuckoo.
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