Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 12:36:29 +1030

To: "Birding-Aus" <>
Subject: Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 12:36:29 +1030
From: "Andrew Plimer" <>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 13:06:43 +1100 (EST)

Hi All,


I just returned from Gluepot with a few good sightings (Pied Honeyeater, Black-eared Cuckoo, Splendid Fairy Wren in breeding plumage).


One example of bird behaviour I witnessed which I found very interesting was an adult Pallid Cuckoo feeding a squawking juvenile Pallid Cuckoo. The juvenile was not in a nest and was flying to the adult on command when it had caught its latest feed.


As they are parasitic, I found this behaviour very interesting. Has anyone else witnessed similar?




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