Re: Pacific Bazas and frogs

To: "Andrew Taylor" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Pacific Bazas and frogs
From: "Vella" <>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 20:09:12 -0000
> Andrew Taylor wrote
> And to add some birding content, HANZAB says of Pacific Baza "Said to
> hunt tree-frogs by imitating their call, inducing frogs to call in reply
> and reveal their location (J. Young to D.G.W. Hollands)"  - this a very
> interesting claim -  has anyone witnessed this?
I haven't had this experience at all but I have immitated the calls of the
Pacific Bazas on a few occassions and they have come to me (during both
winter and summer). The only bird of prey I have noticed responding to
immitation.  Have seen on one occassion, 6 Pacific Bazas feeding on tree
frogs from Ironbarks at Shanes Park (near Blacktown in Sydney's western
suburbs) in winter. They were all silent during an observation period of
about an


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