Re: mystery raptor

Subject: Re: mystery raptor
From: Stephen Brooking <>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 13:11:07 +1000

Sounds like Channel-billed Cuckoo. To those unfamiliar the call is extraordinary, loud, harsh and repeated, especially in flight. A powerful bird that is larger than a cockatoo. Without seeing the head it could easily be mistaken for a raptor.

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