Re: [B-Aus] love that cyclone!

To: Peter Shute <>, birding aus <>
Subject: Re: [B-Aus] love that cyclone!
From: Gary Wright <>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 20:53:50 +1030

I didn't see or don't recall.  However, all passerines(songbirds) hop and
all non-passerines walk.  I am sure someone will correct me if I am
wrong(which I am certainly entertaining as a possibility)  I am also
assuming Horsefield's Bronze-cuckoo is a passerine.   Where is Peter
Slater's field guide when you need one!


2009/12/22 Peter Shute <>

> Gary, did you notice how the Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoos moved on the
> ground?  If so, did they walk or hop?
> I would have assumed they would hop, being mostly seen in trees, but I once
> thought I saw one running and so initially thought it was a pipit. I
> couldn't see its legs because of some grass in the foreground, so I've been
> wanting to confirm it.
> Peter Shute
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