I had wondered about a Lyrebird. In any event, it shows there was a
Catbird there; either now or previously. It's a pretty unusual record
for the Bluies.
On 15 November 2011 09:37, Syd Curtis <> wrote:
> Hi Evan,
> The Albert Lyrebird I studied on Tamborine Mt (In from Gold Cost) for some
> years in the 1960's did a pretty good Green Catbird call in his mimicry.
> But I don't know if Superbs ever do so. And of course you wouldn't be
> mistaken anyway, because of the other calls/songs obviously coming from the
> same source, if it were a lyrebird.
> On 15/11/2011, at 5:29 AM, Evan Beaver wrote:
> Hi Birders! First post for a couple of years. Re-subscribed just to
> tell you about this.
> Staying with family in Linden recently, I heard a Green Catbird
> calling from one of the wet gullies near by. Shamefully I didn't get
> after it for a visual, mostly because our baby wasn't keen on any more
> birding, but the call is pretty unmistakable. New bird in the Bluies
> for me, which I didn't think would happen again after living there for
> a few years. I've even got Topknot Pigeon up there.
> Evan Beaver
> Downer, ACT
> lat=-35.24, lon=149.15
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