Eastern Spinebill and Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

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Subject: Eastern Spinebill and Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 21:38:03 +1100
Merrilyn Serong wrote:
> Hi All
> To my surprise, this afternoon an immature Eastern Spinebill was
> feeding from a grevillea flower outside my window in Burwood, suburb of
> Melbourne. 

Ours does his/hers whisting kettle act in the fuchsia just outside the
window near the computer - when he's not imitating a hummingbird! I've
been know to keep the camera handy.

Bifcus - I don't think we saw any this summer in the mulberry tree. We
didn't see any mulberries either; the mynahs got the lot! And the
blackbirds the nashis ans some of the tomatoes. Useless cat! (but he
does leave rat remains on the doormat sometimes)

Brian Fleming

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