Re: FW: [canberrabirds] Fwd: [Birding-Aus] is there a verb for this?

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Subject: Re: FW: [canberrabirds] Fwd: [Birding-Aus] is there a verb for this?
From: Harvey Perkins <>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 01:03:55 +0000
😢 perhaps Avilaterobrachiflect or Avilaterobrachiflexionate (or maybe even  Avilaterobrachiflexionexasperate...) 😬

On Sat, 23 Nov 2019 at 11:27, Geoffrey Dabb <> wrote:

That looks like a noun


From: Harvey Perkins <>
Sent: Saturday, 23 November 2019 11:22 AM
To: Canberra Birds <>
Subject: [canberrabirds] Fwd: [Birding-Aus] is there a verb for this?







On Sat, 23 Nov 2019 at 11:15, calyptorhynchus . <> wrote:

This morning I was watching an Australian Raven doing a pair-bonding or territorial display where it would fly up from a tree and glide back to the top of the tree moving its wings backwards and forwards (not up and down!).


Is there a verb for this action?



John Leonard


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