Keeping Lists.. Ringtail calls

To: Greg <>
Subject: Keeping Lists.. Ringtail calls
From: "Evan Beaver" <>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 16:29:00 +1000
Greg and others,

My wife asked me the same question last night. I firstly replied that
it is impossible for me to replicate and then had a shot. And failed.
It's sort of a twittery whistle, that rises in pitch, and doesn't last
more than a second. I've tried to think of a birdy comparison but
nothing comes to mind. Maybe someone else (Graham?) can give a better

I've just had a poke around the net and can't find a recording to send
you. If anyone else has one perhaps they wouldn't mind sharing it?


On 4/4/07, Greg <> wrote:

You must have a great memory if you can keep all of those lists in your
head.  I envy you. As the number of lists grow and the numbers of birds on
those lists grow you might find it necessary to have a written copy.  There
is nothing more valuable than a written record of an interesting sighting
from many years back.

Re. the call of the Ringtail Possum.  I have only heard a Ringtail call once
and it was not a very conspicuous call.  This might be because they are in
low numbers near my home.  Can you describe the call of the Ringtail?  We
frequently have Common Brushtails 'coughing' here.

Greg Clancy

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