Re: [B-Aus] love that cyclone!

To: "Gary Wright" <>, "Peter Shute" <>, "birding aus" <>
Subject: Re: [B-Aus] love that cyclone!
From: "McGowan, John" <>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2009 10:59:34 +1100
It's an ill cyclone that blows........

John Mc
Barossa Valley SA
-----Original Message-----
 On Behalf Of Gary Wright
Sent: Tuesday, 22 December 2009 9:24 PM
To: Peter Shute; birding aus
Subject: Re: [B-Aus] love that cyclone!


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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