What is Australia's Noisiest and Quietest Bird?

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Subject: What is Australia's Noisiest and Quietest Bird?
From: "Mark Roberts" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 20:57:44 +1000
> This has now prompted me to question what is the loudest bird in
> Australia?

When in your fully fenced echoey backyard, Magpie Lark  (Lark?  Huh!).
Head-piercingly shockingly staggeringly drop dead loud.  Maybe not in dBs
but certainly in nails-down-the-blackboard right-in-your-ear ness.

When roosting in the gum tree above your home and flying to and fro, SC
Cockatoo.  Loud enough to shrivel your gonads! Fight or flight? Dunno if
that works for Lady Birders!

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