Calling up a bird ?

To: "Val Ford" <>
Subject: Calling up a bird ?
From: "Tony Russell" <>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 11:22:32 +0930
Hi Val, yes, I know I was off topic, but I do have a great antipathy towards
mobiles, so had a rave.
Incidentally, up here in SA we quite often refer to the Red-capped Robin as
the Telstra Bird because its call sounds just like a distant phone ringing.

you wrote:
> In an attempt to get birding-aus back to birding I report that I heard a
> lyrebird imitating a ringing telephone in the Kinglake National Park, Vic,
> few years ago.
> Val Ford
> Sorrento, Vic

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