Gang-gang RFI

To: John Leonard <>
Subject: Gang-gang RFI
From: Dr Richard Nowotny <>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 20:15:50 +1000
At 00:08 04/06/2003 +0000, you wrote:
Gang-gang is from the Wirajuduri name for the species 'Ngang-Ngang', an onomatopoeic description of its call.

Thanks John.  Interesting.  What's the source of this information?    Richard
[Do you think it is onomatopoeic of its call (described in Pizzey & Knight as "short, raven-like growls when feeding; in flight, loud, stuttered, creaky growls, with rising inflection, like rusty hinge")?]

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