Re: Channel-billed cuckoo

To: John Clifton-Everest <>
Subject: Re: Channel-billed cuckoo
From: "Timothy Nye Dolby" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 11:34:18 +1000
> Driving to work this morning through Glebe I observed a
> Channel-billed Cuckoo lazily flapping over the street. 
> One for the record?  It is certainly the first time I have
> seen one of these in the quite urban inner-west suburbs of
> Sydney!

A recent show on the ABC, which discussed the rising 
problem associated with Pied Currawongs in Sydney, noted 
that Channel-billed Cuckoos numbers where increasing in 

>From memory, the general thesis linked the rising number of 
Cuckoos to the expansion of Currawongs. Whether this is 
theory or fact is still up to debate - can anyone confirm?


Tim Dolby
Product Manager
RMIT Publishing - Informit
RMIT University (03) 9341 3271

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