Out of area: strange bird call (Cairns) ID request

To: Joan Lipscombe <>, Canberra Birds <>
Subject: Out of area: strange bird call (Cairns) ID request
From: David Nicholls <>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2018 07:20:24 +0000
That's a possibility. We do have them in our immediate area, though I usually hear their "tweet tweet tweet" call.


On 6 May 2018, at 4:33 pm, Joan Lipscombe <> wrote:

Spangled Drongo?

On 6 May 2018 at 16:23, David Nicholls <> wrote:
We do have Black Butcherbirds locally (seen and heard), but this was less "flutey" and more mechanical-sounding,  So not sure.


> On 6 May 2018, at 2:35 pm, Isobel Crawford <> wrote:
> David,
> try Black Butcherbird,
> Isobel.
> On 6/5/18 at 1:07 PM, (David Nicholls) wrote:
>> From the Cairns northern beaches, in a rainforest-y area inland a bit, this unusual call:
>> <>
>> Possibly some sort of Friarbird?  Advice appreciated.
>> DN

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