Pied Currawongs in Docklands (Melbourne)

To: Peter Shute <>
Subject: Pied Currawongs in Docklands (Melbourne)
From: James Mustafa <>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:14:48 +1000
When I was house sighting in Port Melbourne last year. I saw/heared the
occasional Pied Currawong in that area. Seems like they're right through
this part of Melbourne now. Or at least increasing.

On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 9:58 AM, Peter Shute <> wrote:

> Last week I heard a Pied Currawong calling near the casuarina plantation
> in Navigation Drive in Docklands, and just now one landed on the roof of
> the builidng opposite where I work.
> I submitted a Birdline for last week's bird, but it was rejected on the
> grounds that PC sightings around the CBD are common now. Fair enough,
> especially as they've been regularly seen around the zoo for years now, but
> it was my first sighting of them in Docklands that I've had in the 6 years
> since we moved here.
> I'm wondering if this is just part of a general spreading of their range,
> or a sign that the trees in Docklands, most of which are less than 10 years
> old, are maturing to the point that they are now attractive to them. Or
> possibly just that residents are now feeding them. Have others seen them in
> Docklands before?
> Peter Shute
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