Misidentified Birds

To: Frank Hemmings <>
Subject: Misidentified Birds
From: Steve Clark <>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 14:44:15 +1000
Everyone knows that Magpie-larks are baby Magpies.


On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Frank Hemmings <>wrote:

> On the topic of misidentifying a Willie Wagtail for a baby Pied Currawong,
> my cousin remarked once on the White-fronted Chats which we used to see (now
> sadly no longer there) in the park at The Entrance in early 80's as 'baby
> magpies' - but the rest of the family who knew better (including the
> non-birders and non environmentally-inclined) was amused at the time!
> Cheers,
> Frank
> Frank Hemmings
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