Re: (SPAM) [Birding-Aus] Asian House Gecko

Subject: Re: (SPAM) [Birding-Aus] Asian House Gecko
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 22:34:49 +1100
Syd, I don't know if any Australian geckos vocalize as oftenas
conspicuously as Asian House Geckos -  or Tokay Geckos which are mnore
impressive.  But they do vocalize  e.g. Underwoodisaurus milii gets
called the Barking Gecko.

Vocalization is widespread among the geckos and legless lizards also
vocalize - I've heard Lialis burtonis (Burton's legless lizard) make a
call - so it may be ancestral to these sibling families.  So I
wouldn't be surpised if most australian geckos vocalize. 

And perhaps they are invading NSW with some haste, in
the last year or two there was a report of Asian House Gecko heard
in Buledelah (roughly 100km north of Cooranbong & Gorokan)


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