Eastern Spinebill and Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

To: "Brian Fleming" <>, "birding-aus" <>
Subject: Eastern Spinebill and Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
From: "Jim Davis" <>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 08:35:25 -0800
Brian wrote:

> 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.

Please elaborate on this "whistling kettle act"  observation.  Are the wings
making the noise?  It sounds fascinating (no pun intended).   I have not
been privilege to witness what you have described.

Cheers, Jim

Dr Wm. James Davis, Editor
Interpretive Birding Bulletin

When it comes to watching behaviour there is much to observe and interpret,
even among the common birds.

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