Spotted Pardalote attacking window

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Subject: Spotted Pardalote attacking window
From: Kevin and Gwenyth Bray <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:13:26 +0000
To add to the list of reflection-attacking species among Australian birds:

Some years ago, a pair of noisy friarbirds attacked our (reflective-coated,
westerly-facing) bedroom windows continuously from dawn to dusk (in Emu
Ridge, Belconnen), making one heck of a noise!  We tried various ways to
stop them (including placing a large (model) raptor in front of the
windows - only to have the birds perch on it!)  In the end, the only remedy
was to completely cover the windows with green "sarlon" (sp?) cloth and keep
it there for several months until the birds had headed north (we assume), as
they do.

Kevin and Gwenyth Bray

02 6251 2087

-----Original Message-----
From: Philip Veerman
Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2018 1:07 PM
To: 'Geoffrey Dabb'
Cc: 'Canberra Birds'
Subject: Spotted Pardalote attacking window

Willie Wagtail

-----Original Message-----
From: Geoffrey Dabb 
Sent: Thursday, 19 July, 2018 11:40 AM
Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Spotted Pardalote attacking window

It is time for a list of confirmed reflection-attacking species among
Australian birds.

I have personally seen the following.  There must be others.

Superb Fairy-wren
Noisy Miner
Red Wattlebird

I now add:  Spotted Pardalote,


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