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Subject: Juvenile.Koel
From: John Harris <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 06:02:24 +0000

A juvenile koel has been hanging around my backyard and nearby trees for the past three days. It gives away its location by its constant cheep – cheep -cheeping. I have seen a male, presumably the parent, nearby and in my heavily-laden plum trees which I take to be the reason they hang about here. I have seen this male on the branch beside the juvenile although I have not actually seen him feeding it. I presume he does.

Their presence creates great interest among other birds, red wattle birds, etc. Even the currawongs are interested for some reason.




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